Main collection
This is a main collection
Parent collection
No super collection
Accrual status


Collection description and availability
Collection description

The Collection of Rarities includes some particularly valuable, foreign books and periodicals selected from the Humanities Collection. The oldest section of the collection, signum Rar., was separated from the Humanities Collection in the 1920s and 1930s and it includes 252 works. The second part, signum R., includes around 900 works, which have been selected from the Humanities Collection starting from the 1970s. The R. Collection is still accumulating by selection.

Catalogue information
  • The collection has been described in the reference database
The collection has been described into the National Library Search.
Collection materials in format
  • Analogue
Material type
  • Books
  • Aikakauslehdet