University Archives includes archival and other primary source materials. These collections are non-circulating, and may be used in the University Archives' Reading Room. Note that some collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for use; contact the Archives prior to visiting so that Archives staff can have materials ready.
To begin browsing the Archives’ over 950 collections, visit our Archives and Manuscript Portal, which contains Finding Aids to various collections, including:
- Northwestern University history
- Student activities and athletics
- Schools and departments
- Programs and research centers
- Notable alumni, faculty, staff, and associates