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Archives and Special Collections: Archival Material & Special Collections

The Archive is accessible Monday through Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm. Appointments are preferred, please contact the archivist.

Photographs

Photographs from the late 1880s to the present

Ambrose Hall

Student Newspapers

 

Ambrosian News: 1931 - 1968

Ambrose Magazine: Fall 1984 - Spring 1992The Paper Sac: 1968/69 - 1983/84

The Buzz: Fall 1992 - present

Alumni Publications

Ambrosian Alumnus: 1949 - 1961

St. Ambrose College Alumnus: 1961 - 1974

Acorns & Oaks: 1959 - 1974

Ambrose Scene: 1974 - present

Newsletters / Bulletins

The President’s Newsletter: 1988 - current

Oakleaf: 2000 - current, (letter to faculty & staff)

Campus Bulletin: 1961 - current, weekly

Press Releases: 1957 - current

Campus Ministry Bulletin: 1992 - current

The Ambrosian: 2008 - current, quarterly newsletter about Ambrosians for Ambrosians

AmbroseZine: 2001 – current, monthly electronic newsletter

Official Documents

St. Ambrose College Catalogs: 1885 -1987

St. Ambrose University Catalogs: 1988 -- current

Directories (Staff & Student): 1966 -- current

Student Handbooks: 1950s – current

Faculty Handbooks: 1974 -- current

Staff Handbooks: current

Yearbooks

Flip through your past with our collection of yearbooks!

The Ambrosian: 1913 - 1923

The Oaks: 1940 -1941; 1948 -1984

Literary and Student Publications

The Ambrosian: 1923/24 - Fall 1933

Contemporary Club Papers: 1928 -1948 (annual publication of essays)

Ambrosian Quarterly: Fall 1936 - Summer 1942

Sea Breeze: 1943 – 1945, (publication during V-12 training)

The Phoenix: 1948

Their Feet Showed It: 1975Ambrosian Review: 1965

Ambrosian Salad: 1976

Student Voice (no date)

Quercus: 1992 - presentJournal of Student Research: 1982 - 1983

Mazy Mind : 2012 - present


History of the University

  1. Oaks & Acorns from the College Campus, by Rev. U.A. Hauber ’05, 1951
  2. The Early Years of St. Ambrose College – a dissertation, by Rev. William F. Dawson ’50, 1956
  3. Bees & Burr Oaks – 100 Years of St. Ambrose College, by Rev. Anthony G. Farrell ‘60, 1982
  4. A Great and Lasting Beginning: The First 125 Years of St. Ambrose University, Rev. George McDaniel ‘66, 2006

History of the University

Other

  • Doctoral Dissertations of DBA students & some faculty
  • Master Theses of Master of Organizational Leadership, Education, Criminal Justice Students
  • Undergraduate Theses: 1926-1957
  • Self-Studies for the North Central Accreditation: 1950s - current
  • Strategic Planning: 1975 – current
  • Architectural Plans
  • Campus Master Plans developed by consultants/firms