The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections is known for comparative editions of children's books, marginalia and inscriptions, nonfiction from the 20th century, Little Golden Books, religious tracts, and illustrated editions from the Golden Age of Children's Literature. Scholars worldwide use the Baldwin Library for research in morality tales and religious tracts, conduct of life, gender roles, comparative editions/book history, and toy and movable books.
Baldwin Digital Collections
The University of Florida’s Digital Collections provide scholars with access to over 6,000 rare and unique titles from the print collection.
The Baldwin Library also runs the Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship in conjunction with the Association of Library Services to Children in the American Library Association, and the Louise Seaman Bechtel Visiting Professorship travel grant program for visiting researchers.