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Nicolas B. Scheetz-About the Collection

The Nicholas B. Scheetz Celtic Collection comprises nearly 500 items representing the historical arc of Celtic literatures, and their influence on the geographic/spatial concerns of Celtic languages across the British and Irish Isles.  This collection, a generous gift from collector and scholar Nicholas B. Scheetz, includes heroic legends of the Finian Cycle and the Ulster Cycle; works of the Scottish, Welsh, and Cornish literary traditions; examples of the 19th century Irish literary revival movement; and works from such important figures as W.B. Yeats, Tim Pat Coogan, Robert Burns, and Brendan Behan.  It also contains works in the major Celtic languages in use today.  This collection is an invaluable resource for all scholars of the Celtic experience.



Using the Collection

The Nicholas B. Scheetz Celtic Collection is located in the Graduate Student Study Room on the library's lower level and these books are available to be checked out to all students, staff and faculty.  All items are discoverable through the library catalog.  (Tip: use the main search box on the library home page, type in Scheetz Collection in quotes, and then refine by book/ebook in the left-hand margin for a complete list of items.) 

Please note that access to the Graduate Student Study Room requires a swipe card; so please do not hesitate to speak with a circulation staff member who will be happy to assist you in accessing the room to view the collection.  Some of the items in the Celtic Collection are extremely rare and/or fragile; these items are housed in the Special Collections room and are available for in-library use during library hours.  Researchers interested in these rare items are encouraged to contact the University Archivist directly to arrange an appointment.  For more information about the collection itself, please click on the extended description available below.

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