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Muhlenberg College Collection
Photographs, audio/video, ephemera, and publications relating to Muhlenberg history.
Robert C. Horn
Thirty-six pieces of Greek papyri illustrate the variety of types of documents found in the early 20th century excavation at Oxyrhynchus.
Rare Book Collection
Representing the history of writing and printing, holdings include incunabulae, cuneiform tablets, modern first editions, fine press books, and important early Lutheran works.
Ray R. Brennen
Maps and atlases representing the United States and the world, most dating from the late 18th c. Includes several large and scarce maps of Allentown in the mid-19th c.
Books, periodicals, manuscripts, recordings, and ephemera relating to the Pennsylvania German language, history, and culture.
Lehigh Valley LGBT
Papers, publications, and objects relating to the history of the LGBT community in the Lehigh Valley.
The Paul McHale Collection
This collection documents the congressional work of Paul McHale (1950-), U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th district from 1993-1998.
Sheet Music Collection
This marvelous collection, gifted to Muhlenberg College in 1991, contains more than 31,000 pieces of American popular music published between 1900-1965.
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