Loyola University Chicago

University Archives & Special Collections

Rare Book Collection Bibliographies

The following bibliographies highlight subject areas  in the Loyola University Libraries' Rare Book Collection. These bibliographies represent portions of the collection and do not provide all inclusive coverage of the subject area or the Loyola Rare Book Collection.

Michalak Collection (books)

The gift of Thomas (Class of 1963) and Jo-Ann Michalak, the Michalak Collection centers around 19th century British satire and caricature, specifically the work of George Cruikshank although other illustrators such as Isaac Cruikshank, John Leech, Thomas Rowlandson, James Gilary, etc., are also represented. Both books and broadsides are included in the collection. 

Broadsides in the Michalak Collection.

Jesuits and the Sciences, 1540-1773

This bibliography highlights the contributions that members of the Society of Jesus have made to the study of the sciences.


This bibliography highlights volumes from the infancy of printing, 1452 to 1501.

Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War  

This bibliography features  works on President Abraham Lincoln, slavery and the Civil War.

Politics, Government, and Governing

This bibliography highlights theories on government, the education of Princes, and the development of democracy.

Tudor Dynasty, 1405-1603

This bibliography highlights the history of the Tudor Dynasty, especially the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.