Rare Books & Special Collections


Description

Rare Books & Special Collections houses rare books and other published resources of unique historical value or significance. Strengths of these collections include: 

  • A complete collection of Bob Mizer's Physique Pictorial;
  • Victorian muscle building texts by Bernarr MacFadden; 
  • Physique-era periodicals; 
  • WWII era military health and exercise manuals. 

Rare Books & Special Collections was developed essentially through donations from BMF members. Researchers are welcome to consult items in these collections by appointment.