With libraries stretching from Evanston to Chicago to Qatar, Northwestern University holds outstanding collections supporting research into numerous fields of study.  Included among these collections are many fascinating scrapbooks. The selection of scrapbooks found here come from Northwestern’s Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, the Transportation Library, the Music Library, and the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies. The items often illustrate individuals’ personal encounters with history.