In addition to the Graduate Library’s collections of books and periodicals, the Special Collections Library holds a growing number of rare Hebraica books and manuscripts including:

  • 10th century Pentateuch
  • 18th century miniature Torah scroll
  • High quality facsimile reproductions of the Leningrad Codex
  • Rothschild Miscellany and Damascus Pentateuch
  • Joseph T. and Marie Adler Collection of Holocaust Materials, which consists of correspondence, documents, posters, stamps, currency, and other Holocaust memorabilia and realia assembled by Mr. Adler over the course of more than fifty years
  • Papers of Yehudah Leyb Levin, a prominent rabbi in Detroit during the first quarter of the twentieth century
  • Jewish Heritage Collection Dedicated to Mark and Dave Harris consisting of art work, objects, books, and ephemera on all aspects of the Jewish experience, a collection that continues to grow

About 40% of the Schwarz Collection is also located in the Special Collections Library