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University of Chicago Archives

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Archival Biographical Files
Archival Buildings File
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University of Chicago Photographic Archive
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University Administrative Records Survey

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About the University of Chicago Archives
The University Archives documents the history of the University of Chicago, the work of its faculty, and the life of the academic community. The University Archives acquires and preserves materials in all formats, including electronic and digital. University Archives collections include records of the University administration and academic units; papers of faculty members, trustees, administrators, students, and alumni; publications; photographs; video and film; sound recordings; and memorabilia. The current extent of the University Archives collections is 41,103 linear feet.

University of Chicago Archives Digital Highlights
American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936
Darwin Centennial Celebration
Enrico Fermi and the Nuclear Chain Reaction
Integrating the Life of the Mind: African Americans at the University of Chicago, 1870-1940
Large Scale Digitization
Life on the Quads: A Centennial View of the Student Experience at the University of Chicago
On Equal Terms: Educating Women at the University of Chicago
The Presidents of the University of Chicago: A Centennial View
The University and the City: A Centennial View of the University of Chicago
The University of Chicago Faculty: A Centennial View
University of Chicago Photographic Archive