Special Collections
Rare Books and Prints

Frederick Morgan Collection of Children's Books

This extensive collection of children's books and literature is based around the collection donated by Mr Frederick Morgan in 1954. The collection comprises mainly English works published before 1940 and is being actively developed. The Kingston Collection (a virtually complete set of novels by the author WHG Kingston) forms an adjunct to the Morgan Collection. More information and images from the collection are available in our online exhibition ' To all the Little Masters and to all the Little Misses'.

Access and Availability

This collection is fully catalogued online. Material may be accessed through the Cultural Collections Reading Room in the Baillieu Library. Requests for material can be made online prior to visiting the reading room. To request material, please use our online request form.

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