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The Seattle Public Library offers special collections both online and in person at the Library.
Online collections feature digitized materials selected from the Library's special collections, including historical photographs, documents, city directories, and much more.
Go to the Special Collections Online
Special collections at the Central Library include The Aviation History Collection, The Genealogy Collection, The Seattle Collection and The Albert Balch Autograph Collection.
More about the Special Collections at Central Library
Wonder just what's so special about Central Library's Special Collections? Join us for a peek into the Seattle Room and the Library's Special Collections through six exciting tours. Come to one or join us for all!
See all upcoming the Special Collections Tours
The African-American Collection includes material on the African-American experience in the United States, especially in the Northwest, and is located at the Douglass-Truth Branch.
More about the African-American Collection at the Douglass-Truth Branch
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