The Baldwin Library

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.