The Collection

Aside from works with striking visuals, such as are seen here, the Auburn University Treasure Collection harbors a Truman Capote collection, composed mainly of first editions; an F. Scott Fitzgerald collection of rare editions; English language Bibles and sermons; travelogues, such as the first edition of William Bartram’s Travels; civil war memoirs; early international books in aviation history; a complete set of Auburn football programs, and many other rare publications. The Treasure Collection is located in the Special Collections and Archives Department in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library on the campus of Auburn University, in Auburn, AL. To view a collection, click on the name below.

Book of Isaiah

Elogia Virorum Bellica Virtute Illustrium

The Compleat Gentleman

The Compleat Horse-Man and Expert Ferrier

La Sainte Bible en Latin et en Francais

The Botanical Magazine, or, Flower Garden Displayed

History of the Indian Tribes of North American with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Cheifs

A System of Aeronautics, Comprehending its Earliest Investigations and Modern Pratice and Art

The Life of Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal Archbishop of York

Orange and Blue

Deep in the Territory

Adam's House in the Black Belt

From the collections