Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections

Adelphi University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) collects, preserves, and provides access to unique and rare materials of enduring value; and serves as the institutional memory of Adelphi by collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials which document its history.

Donate to the Archives

Adelphi University Archives collects and preserves Adelphi University records and AU-related materials that document the history of Adelphi. Do you have records or materials that you are interested in donating or transferring to the Adelphi Archives?

Visit Archives and Special Collections

We welcome Adelphi students, faculty, staff and visiting researchers to explore the holdings of Adelphi Archives and Special Collections (UASC). For inquiries, please utilize the contacts below.

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The Adelphi University Archives collects, holds, preserves, and makes accessible the historical records of Adelphi University documenting the history of the University, its students, faculty, and administration.

Adelphi University Special Collections cover a wide variety of subjects and historical periods and include rare books, manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, and other primary source materials.

The Adelphi University Art Collection contains a diverse representation of artworks ranging from 17th century African implements to contemporary prints. The artistic mediums represented include painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, and photography.

Our Digital Collections contain digitized and born-digital photographs, yearbooks, newspapers, manuscripts, and other materials held in Archives and Special Collections.

For inquiries about our University Archives and on-site visits:

For inquiries about our Special Collections and instructional sessions:

For inquiries about our Digital Collections:

For inquiries about our University Art Collection:

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