Korean Rare Books at The Claremont Colleges Library

This exhibit is created to provide a historical and cultural background of Korea for class activities and field trips of EnviroLab Asia, an intercollegiate project at The Claremont Colleges funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

The exhibit highlights fine and rare editions of classical Korean books from the Frederick McCormick Collection at The Claremont Colleges Library, with an emphasis on books in STEM fields such as those that deal with geography, agriculture, medicine, astronomy, and mathematics.

Click on the menu bar on the right to view details of each highlighted book. Visit The Claremont Colleges Digital Library to view full text of selected titles in the Frederick McCormick Korean Collection. Happy Browsing!