Find sources in the University Archives
A finding aid is a guide to an archival collection. Finding aids include a narrative overview of the scope and contents of a collection, often followed by a listing of materials by box, folder, or item. Use our finding aids to identify and request materials you want to use.
Search digitized images documenting the history of the University of Chicago and the development of its campus, academic programs, and community life.
Search digitized serial and occasional publications documenting the history of the University of Chicago and the work of its faculty, students, and alumni.
Explore online exhibitions pertaining to UChicago history. Highlights include:
- On Equal Terms: Educating Women at the University of Chicago
- Closeted/OUT in the Quadrangles: A History of LGBTQ Life at the University of Chicago
- Integrating the Life of the Mind: African Americans at the University of Chicago, 1870-1940
- We Are Chicago: Student Life in the Collections of the University of Chicago Archives
Browse archived snapshots of websites documenting the history of the University of Chicago, the work of its faculty, and the life of the academic community.
A getting started guide to digital collections in the Special Collections Research Center.
This bibliography provides an overview of selected works on the history of the University of Chicago and the work of its faculty, students, administrators, trustees, and alumni.
A guide to finding dissertations and theses written by University of Chicago students.