Marian Library

75+

years of growth

7

centuries worth of material

100

languages represented

112,200

books on the Virgin Mary

10,000

holy cards

3,600

nativity sets

9,000

stamps of Mary

30,000

Marian postcards

700

pieces of sheet music

The Marian Library

Making Mary Better Known, Loved and Served

Watch, listen and learn how the Marian Library impacts the study of the Blessed Virgin Mary on campus and beyond. Take in a glimpse of our extensive collections. View our spaces and see how patrons engage with our staff and materials.

The Marian Library

Making Mary Better Known, Loved and Served

Watch, listen and learn how the Marian Library impacts the study of the Blessed Virgin Mary on campus and beyond. Take in a glimpse of our extensive collections. View our spaces and see how patrons engage with our staff and materials.

Libraries

The Medieval Best-seller: Part II

Ever wondered what the Nativity looked like to Medieval eyes? Why is Mary always on the left (... and frequently blond)? And what does Bridget of Sweden have to do with it?

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Campus and Community

The History of At the Manger

The crèche collection does more than commemorate the birth of Christ; it also promotes the study of culture and religion; highlights the variety of artistic traditions within Christianity; and communicates the meaning of Christmas.

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Relationships

International Marian Research Institute

Emerging from summer institutes hosted by the Marian Library, the global, scholarly and pastoral mission of the International Marian Research Institute is to make the Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ better known, loved and served.

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University Libraries Special Collections

The Marian Library is part of University of Dayton Libraries and is housed in the Roesch Library building. University Archives and Special Collections, the U.S. Catholic Special Collection, and the Marian Library are three branches of the University Libraries special collections.

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CONTACT

Marian Library


300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1390
937-229-4214
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