University 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 digital. University Archives collections include records of the University administration and academic units; papers of faculty members, trustees, administrators, students, and alumni; campus publications; photographs; video and film; sound recordings; and memorabilia. The current extent of the University Archives collections is 60,234 linear feet.