About Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections and University Archives, as part of the University Library, supports, enhances and collaborates in the education, research and service activities of the University. We acquire, process, describe, maintain and provide access to the historical papers of people and organizations. You can access these collections in the Special Collections and University Archives reading rooms in the Richard J. Daley Library or in the Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, our reading rooms are open on a limited basis.  Learn more about visiting and requesting an appointment.

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