The mission of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives is to collect, arrange, describe, preserve, and service records of enduring historical value for research, instructional, and administrative use. The archival and manuscript collecting program of the department is an extension of the spiritual, philosophical, and scholarly strengths of the university as a Christian, Catholic, and Jesuit institution.

  • Marquette University History Online
    Access thousands of images and texts documenting the history of the university.  
  • Fandom
    Calling all Tolkien Fans
    You're invited to participate in the Tolkien Fandom Oral History Project, a collection of brief interviews with fans.   
  • Incunables
    Exhibit: Origins of the Printed Book
    An in-person and online exhibit explores incunables, books produced by Europe's earliest printing presses.   

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