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Special Collections: 19th, 20th, and 21st Century Social Justice and Activism Resources: Rare Books

This guide will help you navigate the 19th, 20th, and 21st Century Social Justice and Activism collections in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation (RBSCP)

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Rare Books on Social Justice and Activism

RBSCP has many books about social justice and activism movements in Rochester and the surrounding counties, from the 19th century to the present day. 

Assistant Director, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation

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Autumn Haag

Areas of Expertise

  • 19th Century Social Justice and Activism
  • Black History and Culture
  • Literature, including Bibliographic and Book History and Children’s Literature
  • Political History; 19th century and Midge Costanza
  • Rochester and Regional History
  • Women’s History
Contact:
Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
Rush Rhees Library
Room 225
755 Library Road
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627
585-275-9327
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