Special Collections and University Archives


The mission of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives is to collect, arrange, describe, preserve, and service records of enduring historical value for research, instructional, and administrative use. The archival and manuscript collecting program of the department is an extension of the spiritual, philosophical, and scholarly strengths of the university as a Christian, Catholic, and Jesuit institution.

Native America Collections

Rare Book Collections


Digitized Collections

J.R.R. Tolkien Collection

Dorothy Day Catholic Worker

Women's History

University History

A-Z Checklist of Collections