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.

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    Planning to visit us for research? Please make an appointment with an archivist at least 24 hours in advance.  
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    This Fall: Tolkien Exhibition and Events
    Get tickets now for this fall's J.R.R. Tolkien exhibition and related programming at the Haggerty Museum.   
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    Explore MU HISTORY ONLINE
    Access thousands of images and texts documenting the history of the university.  

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