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Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Fingerprints of Giants Edward Sheriff Curtis, Bow River–Black River, 1914, Photogravure, Gift, George Wood, 1932.

The Fingerprints of Giants

The Fingerprints of Giants: Selections from the Haverford College Fine Art Photography Collection. February 25–April 26, 2013 The Alcove Gallery, Magill Library Features the “giants” who shaped and defined the photographic medium over the past 175 years.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

The Library in 1865

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

The Library in 1865

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.

Inside Magill Library Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of the library to spend a few quiet hours in one of the Magill's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Copernicus' De revolutionibus orbium coelestium A first edition, published in the 16th century, of Copernicus' De revolutionibus orbium coelestium is one of many significant books in Haverford's Special Collections.

Accessible Treasures

At Magill Library’s Special Collections, the focus is on making the Library’s extraordinary holdings—and the up-close glimpses of history they offer—widely available to faculty, students and scholars. The Fall 2010 issue of HAVERFORD magazine delves deeper into these accessible treasures.