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Using the Special Collections Web Search

In the Search Box, type the name of a person, a place, an event, a title, an art print, etc. All of the department’s web pages will be searched for these key words and the results will guide your search by taking you to one or more of the following types of pages:

Main Index - The combined index for all of the manuscript collections. The main index is one of our most useful tools. If you are searching for a person, find that section of the index for listings of the surname and you will see all the entries for that person across all of our collections.
Example: MAIN INDEX
... MICHAEL - "CHURCH AND CAPITALISM" ("TABLET" LETTER TO ED) 1950 Michael Richey Papers
RICHEY, MICHAEL - "SKETCH: MYSTERIUM FIDEI" 1940 Michael Richey Papers ...

Collection Detail - The introductory remarks describing one of our manuscripts collections.
Example: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY - MICHAEL RICHEY PAPERS: COLLECTION ...

Folder Listing - The individual folder listings for one of our manuscripts collections.
Example: MICHAEL RICHEY PAPERS: FOLDER LISTING

Index for a Collection - The index that refers to just one of our manuscripts collections.
Example: MICHAEL RICHEY PAPERS: INDEX

Fine Prints Listing - The alphabetical list of artists and their prints contained in the art collection.
Example: FINE PRINTS LIST
... A" (1960) 276mm x 273mm; 7/7 . Adam, Henri Georges (1887 - 1967). E'Cueils
(1959) 387mm x 565mm; 28/30 . Adams, Wayman (1883 - 1959). ...

Other Special Collections page
Example: Women of Letters: Other Collections (scroll down to view Richey excerpts)
... from the Michael Richey Papers. Gift of Michael Richey. Shirley Hazzard (1931- ),
writer. Typed letter signed to Michael Richey, dated November 16, 1992. Hazzard ...


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