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Collections by Subject Area

The topics covered in this material are vast, but particular areas of strength include Wyoming and the American West, the mining and petroleum industries, U.S. journalism, conservation, aeronautics and aviation, and 20th-century entertainment such as music, radio, television, and film.

The Toppan Rare Books Library holds 50,000 rare books documenting the history of the book from medieval illuminated manuscripts to the 21st-century.

You can learn more about our holdings by browsing the subjects below.

Architecture and Civil Engineering

Architectural sketch from Victor Gruen

Asia through American Eyes

Wilfid Fleisher with Yosuke Matsuoka


AHC Business Collections

Cold War International Perspectives

Cold War, International Perspectives

Comic Book Industry

Stan Lee

Conservation and Environment

AHC Environmental and Conservation collections

Economic Geology

Workers covered in oil

Entertainment Industry

Entertainment Industry collections


Journalism collections

Latin America

Latin American Collections

Military History

Military history collections


Mounatins with a color flag in front

Politics and Public Affairs

Politics and Public Affairs collections

Rare Books

Rare Book collections


AHC Sports and Recreation Collections


Union Pacific Railroad construction near Green River, WY

Underdocumented Communities

Underdocumented communities collections

University of Wyoming History

University of Wyoming, circa 1900

Collections about Women



Writers' collections

Wyoming and the West


Union Pacific Historic Society Collection



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