Special Collections

The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections is located on the 5th floor of Hale Library. The department specializes in acquiring, preserving, and digitizing materials. There are over one million items in the collection, including manuscripts, archival records, rare books, photographs, recordings, and ephemera.

Special Collections is committed to enhancing and expanding all its collections in continued support of its teaching, learning, and academic research community.

Discover Special Colections


Welcome to just a few of the thousands of unique items in The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections. Whether you’re a K-State fan, a foodie, a fashionista, or a faculty researcher, a wealth of information awaits you.

Visit the fifth floor of Hale Library to access one-of-a-kind books, manuscripts, photographs, and more!

Last updated: 08/29/2014