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Buchanan Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Italian literature; Spanish literature

The collection was established in 1958. It is formed partly from the private collection of Milton A. Buchanan, professor of Italian and Spanish. This collection was given to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in 1958.

The collection is an extensive collection of Italian Renaissance and Spanish literature. It includes numerous sixteenth century plays. Works on Spanish history are excluded. Gaps in the collection are filled, as funding permits.

Italian and Spanish.

2,000 monographs.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued. Special bibliographies are available (see below).

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
Molinaro, Julius, A. -- Bibliography of comedias sueltas in the University of Toronto Library. -- Compiled by J.A. Molinaro, J.H. Parker, Evelyn Rugg. -- Toronto : Toronto University Press, 1959. University of Toronto. Library. -- Bibliography of sixteenth century Italian verse collections in the University of Toronto Library. -- Toronto : U. P., 1969.