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Holm Collection of Children's Literature
Trent University Library

Children's literature, British; Children's literature, American

The collection was assembled by Marion Lang Holm and donated in 1982.

The collection includes British and American children's books published between 1850 and 1920 and is noteworthy as an example of typical children's reading material of the period. It represents an early stage in the development of modern children's literature.


300 monographs.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued in the Library's online catalogue. LC classification is used. There is a checklist for the uncatalogued portion of the collection.

Physical Access
The collection is in a Special Collections Area which is open by appointment only. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: Yes, in certain circumstances.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.