Someone posted this here and I deleted it.
There are several kinds of interest to suchbooks.
First of all duringthe art nouveau and art deco periods there often
are some of artistic quality, beautifully designed, printed and
Second sometimes there are interesting graduates or students.
I for instance recently purchased the Princeton yearbook which
included F. Scott Fitzgerald, his picture and notices on the musical
he wrote lyrics for, which was performed at the school. It is a hefty
volume, but that is what is special about it. There are others from
theUniversities of Oregon and Washington in the last decade of th19th
century and the first two of this one which are artistically
There are even some military academies, like the Culver academy [in
Indiana, I believe] which have interesting illustrations.