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Eduard Birnbaum Music Collection is acknowledged to be the world's largest and most important assemblage of 18th and 19th century European Jewish manuscripts and archival material. (Cincinnati). Additionally, many of our manuscripts may be viewed online.

Rare Book and Manuscript Collection includes rare incunabula, illuminated manuscripts, Biblical codices, communal records, legal documents, and scientific tracts. Special exhbits can be viewed in the David Ellenson Rare Book Room (Cincinnati). Additionally, many of our manuscripts may be viewed online.

Lucille Klau Carothers American Jewish Periodical Center. Located in the Klau Library on the Cincinnati campus, the AJPC houses a microform collection of American Jewish newspapers, journals and magazines published in eight languages. The Center also houses the Library's collection of microform materials.

Selected Collections can be explored via Inventoriescontaining a description and inventory of each special collection.