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Finding Aids

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.

Digital Resources

University of Chicago Photographic Archive

Search digitized images documenting the history of the University of Chicago and the development of its campus, academic programs, and community life.

Campus Publications

Search digitized serial and occasional publications documenting the history of the University of Chicago and the work of its faculty, students, and alumni.

Web Exhibits

Explore online exhibitions pertaining to UChicago history. Highlights include:

Web Archiving Program

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.

Research Guides

Special Collections Research Center Digital Collections

A getting started guide to digital collections in the Special Collections Research Center.

University of Chicago History Bibliography

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.

Finding University of Chicago Dissertations and Theses

A guide to finding dissertations and theses written by University of Chicago students.

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