Gladstone's Library was founded with the gift of a distinctive collection. William Gladstone used a wheelbarrow to cart all 32,000 of his books from his castle to his Library. Ever since, we have been proud to receive the custodianship of a number of distinctive collections.
Click on each title in the list below to learn more. Each disctinctive collection can be searched on MainCAT, while the Gladstone Foundation Collection - the one that started it all - can be searched on GladCAT.
Our Special Collections include: