Travelogue: George Peabody Library

If architectural beauty and historic research collections are important to you, then you should visit the George Peabody Library. The collection was started in 1860 as part of the Peabody Institute and is a Victorian research library with over 300,000 volumes. Notable collection strengths are archaeology, British art and architecture, British and American history, biography, […]


Travelogue: John Work Garrett Library

While the Rare Books and Manuscripts department of MSEL has many wonderful books, there are other Hopkins libraries that also house older and rare works. The John Work Garrett Library at the Evergreen Museum and Library contains 30,000 volumes that cover a wide variety of topics. Their natural history collection includes several important ornithological works, […]