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Archives and Special Collections

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James A. and Ellen R. Benson Special Collections

James A. and Ellen R. Benson Special Collections
  • G. William Stuart Jr. Collection of Milton and Miltoniana
  • Hannah Collection on the History of Science and Medicine
  • Beatrice Hitchins Memorial Collection of Aviation History
  • H.G. Wells Collection
  • T.S. Eliot Collection
  • Dr. James M. Good Wordsworth-Coleridge Collection
  • Dr. Eddy Smet Collection of Comic Books
  • The John Davis Barnett Collection


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The Golden Helmet, by W.B.Yeats

The Golden Helmet, W.B.Yeats. New York, John Quinn, 1908. First edition, numbered 25 of 50 copies, printed by John Quinn. Inscribed by John Quinn to Yeats’s friend Frederick James Gregg.

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