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Jane Austen


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Mansfield Park, first edition in boards, 1814.

Akermann's Repository

The Peacock Edition (Pride and Prejudice. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: George Allen,1894.)

Alberta H. Burke

Nancy Magnuson, college librarian

By Juliette Wells, Associate Professor of English, Goucher College

Pride & Prejudice: A 200 Year Affair, 2013 exhibit, Goucher College Library


Lily Sage, amazing student assistant

Mr. Collins Mouse

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The internationally recognized Jane Austen Collection at Goucher College includes first, rare, and unique editions of Austen’s novels; translations in over 40 languages; works by Austen’s contemporaries; and biographies, critical works, and adaptations.  ♦  Supporting the collection is a significant number of works from the English Georgian and Regency periods, including periodicals and a fine collection of color plate books and the official records of the Jane Austen Society (JASNA).
Located in the Special Collections & Archives Department at Goucher College, the Jane Austen Collection is open to the Goucher community and the public for research or related purposes.  *The collection is not on permanent display.*


Emma in America    Learn about and read a digital facsimile of the very rare 1816 Philadelphia Emma--Austen's first novel published in America and the only one during her lifetime.

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For general information, to schedule an appointment, or to submit a research request please email or call 410-337-6075

The public reading room hours are Monday to Friday 10am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4pm.

The SC&A generally follows the main library's schedule regarding holidays and semester breaks. Emergency and weather closings will be posted on the college's website

The Special Collections & Archives is located in the Sanford J. Ungar Athenaeum, Level 4, Room 431.

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