Special Collections and Archives
New online gallery showcases materials, images and stories
VCUArts founder Theresa Pollack's art, ideas and life open the exhibits.
VCU Libraries Gallery
Holocaust Surviving Torah
Alumni donate sacred symbol of faith and hope.
Rare photographs of 1963 civil rights protests tell new stories.
Freedom Now Project seeks public input.
Fascinated by the history of medicine?
Explore VCU's Medical Artifacts Collection, in person or online.
Want to get your hands on some intriguing and inspirational book art?
Take a class or make an appointment.
Open to all researchers, the Special Collections and Archives departments at James Branch Cabell and Tompkins-McCaw Libraries provide access to rare publications and primary source materials. Archivists and special collections librarians welcome requests for research consultations, classes, community programs, and collaborative initiatives.
Collections at James Branch Cabell Library include book art, comic arts, manuscripts, and rare books and periodicals.
Collections at Tompkins-McCaw Library include manuscripts, medical artifacts, and rare books and periodicals.