Special Collections Research Center

The inside of a book
Charles Library’s ‘The Art of the Book’ exhibition asks, “What is a book?”
Type: News Story
The exhibit presents 40 rare books from the Special Collections Research Center.
April 9, 2024
 Image of a photo exhibit in a white room on the first floor of Charles Library at Temple University. 
Temple hosts rare photo exhibit of Philadelphia’s history
Type: News Story
Explore Charles Library’s fall exhibit of historical images of Philadelphia by two photographers, Joseph V. Labolito and Jim MacMillan.
December 5, 2023
Image of students interviewing a food truck operator.
What is a food truck? A Temple public history research project is finding out
Type: News Story
A Temple University graduate history class is studying food trucks for a digital walking tour project.
November 21, 2022
An image of JFK Stadium, the Spectrum and Veterans Stadium in 1989.
40 years of historic Philadelphia photography gifted to Temple Libraries
Type: News Story
View over 1,200 rare images of Philadelphia captured by Temple Senior Photographer Joseph V. Labolito that he donated to the University Libraries this year.
August 31, 2022