From Scientific American, 1880
Although books on many subjects may be found in Special Collections, there are a few subjects that are actively sought. This includes works on local topics such as histories or naturalist studies of the area and works written by Edinboro University Faculty or Staff. Other subjects sought are books relating to the history of education, including early textbooks, Pennsylvania history, and Civil War regimental histories. Popular archival items such as yearbooks, catalogs and student newspapers are also available.
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From The steam-engine, its history and mechanism, 1854