Donating Personal Papers to the Archives

To augment its repository of institutional records, the University Archives seeks materials from faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends. These records provide a window to the personal, social and cultural lives of the University community.

Students and Alumni

Student and alumni materials can richly enhances our collection of campus life. We seek to document a full-range of related student and alumni experiences. The following items can provide unique insights to campus traditions, academic achievement, personal growth, and career development:

  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Course work (papers, class notes)
  • Photographs
  • Unpublished writings
  • Scrapbooks
  • Residential life
  • Memberships in organizations and student clubs

Faculty

The University Archives is also interested in documenting the intellectual life on our campus.  Faculty are encouraged to donate:

  • Recorded interviews, photographs, CVs, and other biographical materials
  • Professional correspondence
  • Lecture notes, syllabi, reading lists, classroom materials
  • Conference papers and other documents from involvement in professional organizations
  • Addresses and speeches
  • Research journals and notes
  • Awards and certificates
  • Books and other published works
  • Memorabilia to the archives