506 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
8 am - 5 pm
Located on the 5th floor of Hale Library, the Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections acquires, preserves, and digitizes material such as books, manuscripts, and photographs.
Generations of Success: K-State History in Special Collections
Hale Library, 5th floor gallery exhibit
January through December 2013
K-State Sesquicentennial Keepsakes
A regular feature in Talking in the Library 2006, Keepsakes are chosen with the hopes that readers will learn more about K-State's impressive history and traditions and, along the way, find the content interesting and entertaining.
The Museum of Wonder, at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, contains objects that highlight the diverse fields of research and knowledge pursued at K-State including artifacts, books, and manuscripts from the Morse Department of Special Collections.
Adjacent to the Museum of Wonder is the Library of Wonder. This reading room and hands-on activity area invites you to further explore topics suggested by the Museum of Wonder, including a list of digital resources that will be expanded throughout the exhibition.
The seven-volume Heritage Edition of The Saint John's Bible combines ancient calligraphic techniques with computer technology to create on calf-skin vellum the first hand-written and hand-illuminated bible commissioned in over 500 years.
Learn more about our collections.