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Leaf Collection

The Leaf Collection is a collection of over 400 individual leaves, ranging in date from the 11th century to the 20th century. Several examples of incunabula are included. A large percentage of the collection is biblical in nature, representing many different languages, including Armenian, Cherokee, Chippewa, Choctaw, Coptic, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Latin, Portuguese and Spanish. Likewise, many versions of the Bible are represented, including, Tyndale, Coverdale, Great, Geneva, Bishops', Matthew's, Rhemes/Douay and King James.

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Collection Highlights

Mid 13th Century Manuscript Bible

c1380 Breviary Prayer Book

Access to the Collections

To arrange use of the Special Collections, please contact Ken Otto, special collections librarian, at, (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5263, or by mail at the address to the right.