Current Exhibition The Shadow on the Page
Discover The Libraries is pleased to announce a new Digital Learning Object (DLO) designed to teach the basics of working in Special Collections & University Archives view the dlo (audio required)
Unique Modern Sketch (Shi Dai Man Hua) contains caricatures, cartoons, and humorous writing from the golden era of Shanghai's comic art during the mid-1930's read more
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Special Collections and University Archives
Welcome to Special Collections and University Archives!
Special Collections and University Archives houses Colgate's literary manuscripts, rare books, written materials of unique value, and collections that relate to the history of the University.
The University Archives serves as the official repository for the records of the university's administrative and academic departments.
The department supports the University's curriculum through its collecting program and instruction sessions.
Getting Started in Special Collections & University Archives
Please view the Special Collections and University Archives digital learning object, or DLO, for an overview of the Department, including material highlights, policies and procedures, and pointers on how to conduct research. Please note, audio is required to view this learning object.
A text-only version of the learning object is also available.
Located in the cases around the central staircase on Level 2 of the Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology.