University Archives

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University Archives comprehensively collects all documents created by SIUC personnel and offices. Its goal is to preserve the academic, athletic, and administrative legacy of the university from its origin to the present. Its materials consist in administrative files, reports from academic colleges, faculty papers, correspondence, event programs, brochures, broadcast media, photographs, and newspapers. It also retains preservation copies of campus bulletins and historical directories, yearbooks including the Obelisk, student dissertations, theses, and research papers, and publications of Southern Illinois University Press.

ArchivEra includes detailed finding aids of all University Archives collections. For tips for finding manuscripts, go to How to Find SCRC Materials.