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Rare Books: Digital Collections

From the Natural History and Science Collection, A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir, 1838-1914, (Houghton Mifflin, 1916), Southwest Collection/Special Collection Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

What's in RB Digital Collection?

How do I search?

You can search for Rare Books in the Digital Collection through two different methods: 

  • Browsing the entries by issue date, author, titles, subjects, or department
  • Entering keywords into the Search within this collection box




A discovery service is also available in right pane. You can view it by the following categories: 

  • Author
  • Subject
  • Date Issued

You will find descriptive terms with a number in the parentheses to the right. The number represents the corresponding items available in the collection.

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 (5)

Click on the descriptive term to view the items held. 


Useful Contacts

Bruce Cammack

Associate Librarian, Rare Books


Phone: (806) 834-7974

Dr. Diane Warner

Department Head, Rare Books


Phone: (806) 834-0466