Watkinson library

Guides to Watkinson Resources

Book Arts and the History of the Book

The guide describes Watkinson manuscript and print sources relating to the book, both primary and secondary, and includes a list of relevant periodicals and a subject checklist of Watkinson Library publications.


A description of collections in the Watkinson relating to music, which concentrate on American works from the 18th to the mid-20th centuries.

Popular Culture

Prints, ephemera, music, etiquette, broadsides, posters, etc.

Women's Studies

An overview of some collections in the Watkinson Library relating to Women’s Studies including ephemera, manuscripts, 19th century periodicals, music, textbooks and education, children’s books, American women authors, etiquette books, women’s health, household management, and religion.

Opportunities for Research in the Watkinson Library:  American Periodicals

 A series of annotated guides to periodicals in the Watkinson by theme, compiled by Watkinson trustee, bibliophile, and volunteer Dr. Leonard Banco.