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In addition to housing over 25,000 books and monographs related to the English and Continental Renaissance, the Center owns over 900 rare books from the period, covering a range of fields including the History of the Book, Early Modern English Theater, English Literature, Humanism, Historical European Martial Arts, Biblical Texts, Botany and Gardening, Spanish Literature and Theater, and Art History.



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The collection is accessible Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please call ahead or email our librarian, Jeff Goodhind, at jgoodhind@umass.edu if you wish to see specific works or collections. The Center follows the University of Massachusetts-Amherst Calendar.