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.

  • Catholic Worker
    New Digital Collection: "The Catholic Worker"
    Seventy years of the Catholic Worker movement's official newspaper are now available via the Catholic News Archive.  
  • Marquette University History Online
    Explore MU HISTORY ONLINE
    Access thousands of images and texts documenting the history of the university.  
  • Tumblr
    Hidden Nuggets from the Archives
    Hear hidden stories behind the items in our collections in our latest Tumblr posts.