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This section is the depository of the vast printed collections of the University of Santo Tomas of approximately 30,000 volumes of historical materials such as: Rare Books from 1492 through 1900; Filipiniana Rare; Rare Periodicals; Rare Legal Collections, Medical Books and Books on Pharmacy.


Presently, the UST Miguel de Benavides Library is engaged into a remarkable project called Lumina Pandit II (spreading the light) which is being supported by the UnionBank of the Philippines. This sustainable project focuses the inherent value of the Heritage Library collections. It consists of three major components: conservation, digitization, and publication of the rare collections as well as the Archives collections.


Antonio V. Del Rosario

UST Heritage Library

Located at the fifth floor of the UST Miguel de Benavides Library building, the UST Heritage Library was inaugurated on January 28, 2006. It is supported by a grant from the family of the late Ambassador Ramon V. del Rosario, Sr. The Section was named after their grandfather, Antonio Vivencio del Rosario, an outstanding Thomasian, and the former Secretary General of UST (1854-1866).

Miguel de Benavides Library

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Tel: +63-2-8731-3034

Fax: +63-2-8740-9709


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