Special Collections and University Archives

The mission of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives is to collect, arrange, describe, preserve, and service records of enduring historical value for research, instructional, and administrative use. The archival and manuscript collecting program of the department is an extension of the spiritual, philosophical, and scholarly strengths of the university as a Christian, Catholic, and Jesuit institution.

  • Tauriel in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit - Lecture
    Conflicting Audience Receptions of Tauriel in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit"  
  • Featured Collection - Women in Blue & gold
    Women in Blue and Gold
    Explore this collection documenting all women's intercollegiate sports through the 1999-2000 season.  
  • Marquette University History Online
    MU History Online
    Access thousands of images and texts documenting the history of the university.  
  • Archives Month 2014
    My Very Best Marquette
    Tag your very best photos of Marquette to participate in our Archives Month board. #MyBestMU  

Native America
Collections

Rare Book
Collections

Engraving

Digitized
Collections

J.R.R. Tolkien
Collection

Dorothy Day
Catholic Worker

Women‘s
History

University
History

A-Z Collection
Checklist