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Pollak Library Special Collections: Oldest Object

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In the 8th century, 764-778 A.D., Empress Shotoku of Japan had 4 different Buddhist prayers written, with over a million copies delivered to 10 Buddhist temples throughout China.

Pollak Library Special Collections: Oldest Printed Book

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One of the oldest printed books that California State University, Fullerton owns is a rare book from 1489. It was originally handwritten in the Latin language in 2nd century, 130-180 A.D.

Celebrating American Archives Month and Family History Month with ProQuest Historical Newspapers

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In celebration of American Archives Month and Family History Month, the Pollak Library profiles the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database collection.