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Art and Architecture Collections (Kislak Center)

At the University of Pennsylvania, holdings relating to art and architecture may be found in the Anne and Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library; the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania; the University Archives and Records Center; and in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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East Asia Comics Collection

This circulating collection of contemporary comics and graphic novels from Japan and Korea is housed in Van Pelt Library (in the East Asia Comics section on the fifth floor) and intended for language learners and international students alike to enjoy.

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Japanese Special Collections

The Penn Libraries collects a variety of Japanese rare materials, including but not limited to books, periodicals, scrapbooks, limited-circulation newspapers, manuscripts, photographs, and art prints.