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James Boswell, Biographer and Diarist, Fall 2016 @ Archives & Special Collections: Visiting Special Collections

The Special Collections Department at the University of Pittsburgh presents an exhibition of the life of James Boswell, the writer who revolutionized the genre of biography and the broader literary tradition.

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The Special Collections Department collects and preserves an amazing array of materials including original manuscripts and printed works published before 1700, as well as printed and illustrated works from the 18th century to the present. Anyone may visit the Special Collections Department to consult with the Department’s expert staff, who are happy to assist researchers in examining the rare and unique materials within our collections.

Special Collections Department
363 Hillman Library
3960 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone 412-648-8190
Fax 412-648-7887

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