Loyola University Chicago

University Archives & Special Collections

bibliographies from the rare book collection

The following bibliographies highlight some of the subject areas present in the Loyola University Libraries' Rare Book Collection. These bibliographies reflect what is in the collection; they are not all inclusive for the subject covered.

Suggestions for bibliography subjects or themes are always welcome. Please send suggestions to archive@luc.edu or kyoung3@luc.edu.


Michalak Collection

The Michalak Collection centers around 19th century British caricature. The volumes in this bibliography were purchased by Thomas Michalak primarily for the work of the illustrators. The Michalak collection also includes prints and broadsides by illustrators such as George Cruikshank, Isaac Cruikshank, John Leech, and Thomas Rowlandson.

Bibliography for broadsides and prints 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, specifically during the Scientific Revolution.



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


Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War  

In honor of President Lincoln's 200th birthday 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.