The Marian Library collects, preserves and provides access to archival materials and special collections that support its mission of making the Blessed Virgin Mary known and loved. Special collections document a broad range of Marian topics including apparitions, shrines, titles, artistic representations of Mary, Marian spirituality and Mary in Catholic material culture. Archival collections include personal papers, manuscripts and records that document the history, activities and devotional practices of individuals or organizations with a significant Marian dimension.

The Marian Library is on the seventh floor of Roesch Library. Appointments are suggested for consulting the special collections materials in the Marian Library's reading room. For more information about hours or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Marian Library at or 937-229-4214.


Browse the Marian Library Special Collections:

Beauraing Apparitions Photograph Collection

Father Alfred Boeddeker Collection

Guides to Marian Library Special Collections

Holy Cards Collection

Jacques Gouppy Illustrations

John Stokes and Mary’s Gardens Collection

Marian Artifacts and Realia

Marian Broadsides from Mexico

Marian Library Novenas

Marian Library Oral Histories

Marian Library Photograph Collection

Marian Library Rare Books

Marian Library Stamps

Marian Postcard Collection

Marian Sheet Music

Our Lady of Fatima

The Marian Philatelist