Category Archives: Acquisitions

New Acquisition for the Study of Vesalius and the History of Medicine

A recent acquisition by Special Collections is now available for study in the Archives and Rare Books Reading Room (307) of Pius XII Library: the newly published English translation of De humani corporis fabrica by Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), purchased through … Continue reading

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New Acquisition in the Vatican Film Library

The Vatican Film Library in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections has acquired a new facsimile of an outstanding medieval manuscript, the Weihnachtsmissale Alexanders VI (or the Christmas Missal of Pope Alexander VI, fig. 1). The original manuscript contains … Continue reading

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New Billiken Club / Firecracker Press Collection in Archives

Archives & Manuscripts in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections is pleased to announce the acquisition of a virtually complete run of posters created for SLU’s Billiken Club by the Firecracker Press of St. Louis, MO. Produced between 2006 … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions in the Vatican Film Library

The Teaching Collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the Vatican Film Library has just been enriched by two acquisitions. They comprise two leaves from an Italian Bible, datable to around 1300, and two leaves from an Italian veterinary manuscript, … Continue reading

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Gift of Rare Books

The Rare Books collection has been augmented with a gift of books from The American Division of the Jesuit Historical Institute. Consisting of twenty-five titles, the donation complements and strengthens our existing collections and includes works on theology, church history, … Continue reading

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