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COVID-19 Update

The University Archives will be open for in-person services starting July 6; research appointments are required.  For those who would prefer to research remotely, we will continue to provide virtual assistance.  To request a research appointment, or to ask questions about University History in general, please complete the Ask an Archivist form.

Contact Information

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University Archives

Alkek Library, Room 580


Research by appointment

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm


The University Archives is located on the 5th floor of the Alkek Library.  Research appointments are generally available Monday through Friday between 7:30am and 4:30pm (excluding holidays and energy conservation days).


Research appointments are required to allow time for retrieval of offsite materials, to reserve research space, and to allow staff to sanitize the space between researchers.  Walk-in assistance is dependent on staff and space availability, as researchers with appointments are given priority.  As a reminder, masks are required at all times while in the Alkek Library and in the University Archives. 


For questions or assistance, please Ask an Archivist.



The University Archives has a new website!  Some of the information from this Research Guide has been incorporated into the website, while other information will be updated.

To begin your research, please refer to the tabs at the top of this page.  If you don't find what you need, take a look at our new website.  You'll find online exhibits, information about our core collections, and helpful information for researchers.  Feel free to Ask an Archivist for assistance if you can't find what you need - we are here to help.