The Collation

Research and Exploration at the Folger

“What manner o’thing is your crocodile?”: January 2019

For this month’s croc post, please give us your thoughts on what’s going on in this drawing here. We’ll be back next week with the full story!


  • Judging by the date at the bottom of the page, the many references to brick walls, and the words “new vault”, this looks like a plan for the underground storage facilities at Amherst College, where rare items were kept during the early 1940s.

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