Archives and Special Collections

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University Archives contains records about the history and operations of the university. It also contains photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and memorabilia.

Special Collections includes library materials in various formats, which are separately housed in a secure environment to protect and preserve rare, valuable, or fragile items. Also included are thematic collections, such as the Illustrated Children’s Literature Collection and the Panama Canal Collection.

We also have Digital Collections, available via our website. Here you can find images, articles, maps, and other material from both Archives and Special Collections.

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