Historic Collections

The Department Manuscripts, Early Printed Books, Graphic Collection houses the treasures of the University Library.

The Johannes Guthmann Collection of Historic School Books in the University Library of Erlangen-Nürnberg is a collection of textbooks used through history. Together with the collection of school materials in the Schulmuseum Nürnberg, it forms part of the Schulgeschichtliche Sammlung, i.e. the collection of materials relating to school history, of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU).

Special Subject Collection Philososphy

Within the German co-operative collection project supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, = German Research Society), the University Library of Erlangen-Nürnberg has been responsible for building up and cataloguing a comprehensive collection of literature especially from the subject area of philosophy from 1949 to 2014.

Special Subject Collection Educational Science

Within the German co-operative collection project supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, =German Research Society), the University Library of Erlangen-Nürnberg has for more than 50 years been responsible for building up and cataloguing a comprehensive collection of literature especially from the subject area of educational science.

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