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The Styberg Library has a special collection of rare Bibles. This guide features some of the ones that are within the collection.


This digital exhibit is comprised of rare and valuable Bibles from the Styberg Library Bible Collection. Select a title from the tabs above or use the links in the boxes below to view digitized images and read a brief description and history. This guide also features other rare Bibles from the rare Bible display case in the Reference Room.

Many of these Bibles were originally collected by Professor Paul Keen of Evangelical Theological Seminary. With the merger of the seminaries, the Keen Bible Collection came to the Garrett campus. Now, this collection is house in the Yi Family Bible Room at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. To learn more about the collection and Professor Keen, check out the links below.