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Historical Textbooks

Cubberley has two collections of historical textbooks. Both may be found in Searchworks, Stanford's online catalog.

  1. Search for "cubberley textbook collection"
  2. Then filter/limit your search by Publication Year, Topic, Author, Language, listed in left-hand menu.

The Pre-twentieth Century Textbook Collection, dating from 1800 to the middle of 19th century, is a rare and valuable collection of historical textbooks that do not circulate, but may be used in the library. They have call numbers beginning with O.TX. For access to this collection, please consult Cubberley Library staff. (Note: We have transferred titles published before 1800 to Special Collections.)

Late 19th and Twentieth century elementary and secondary school textbooks, collected by Cubberley Library until the early 1970s may be checked out. This collection is housed in Cubberley Library's South Reading Room (to your far left after you enter the library). These books have call numbers beginning with TX.

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