Special Collections


The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections houses print and manuscript documents, fine bindings, archives and artwork including, 8,000 volumes of Catholic Americana.

Plan your Visit

Directions
Handling Guidelines
Instructions for Researchers
Publishing Request Form
Researcher Registration Form 
Schedule an Appointment
Schedule a Class Visit

Contact Information

Rare Books and Special Collections
Ave Maria University
Canizaro Library
5251 Donahue Street
Ave Maria, FL 34142
239-280-2557
library@avemaria.edu

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Rare Books and Special Collections Hours

Monday 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Tuesday 10 AM – 12 PM
Wednesday 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Thursday 9 AM – 11 AM
Friday 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Other times available by appointment