G. William Stuart Collection of Milton and Miltoniana|
Western University, Western Libraries
Milton, John; English literature; Great Britain--Imprints
The collection was purchased in 1969.
The collection is one of only half a dozen collections in the world which hold over one-third of all books printed before 1801.The collection contains seventeenth and eighteenth century English literature; seventeenth century political commentary; and seventeenth and eighteenth century imprints of criticism and commentary. The chronological emphasis is from 1638 to the present. Selective acquisitions are made as funds permit.
850 monographs; 1 serial. Currently, 1 serial is received.
The collection is partially catalogued in a separate card catalogue. Uncatalogued materials are accessible. LC classification is used.
The collection is open to the public, Monday Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. From October to April, it is also open Saturday10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. For further information visit: http://www.lib.uwo.ca/archives/benson.shtml.
Interlibrary Loan: No.
Reprography: Photocopying is done by the staff.
Reference Assistance: Yes.
Publications Describing Collection
None at present.