Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections are collections of mostly original documents and primary source materials that come from individuals, organizations, or are created by topic. Some examples are personal papers, organizational records, government documents, rare books and artifacts collections, research papers, photograph collections, and film archives. Materials can include (but not limited to) correspondence, publications, ephemera, photographs, film, notes, meeting minutes, posters, etc.


Articles, Books, and Other Writings

Music, Film, and Audio Recordings


Oral Histories

Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews. These interviews are conducted with people who participated in or observed past events and whose memories and perceptions of these are to be preserved as an aural record for future generations.

Photographs and Exhibitions

Theatre + Plays