Open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Appointments are preferred.
Please contact Kathy Byers at ByersMKath@sau.edu or (563) 333 - 6463.
To access the Archives and Special Collections, head to the third floor of the library. Look for the director's office along the blue wall. The entry to the archives is through the director's assistant, Kathy Byer's, office. We will be sure to pull the appropriate materials for you ahead of time. We look forward to your visit!
The following primary sources are available for research by appointment.
Collections of Individuals - personal papers of former faculty members at St. Ambrose College
Single File Collections
Student Newspaper Collection
The Ambrosian News: 1931/32-1967/68
Paper S.A.C.: 1968/69 - 1983/84
1948 - 1984
Scene Magazine - St. Ambrose University Alumni publication
Fall 2010 issue, article related to Civil Rights
History of the University
Bees & Burr Oaks - 100 Years of St. Ambrose College, by Rev. Anthony G. Farrell '60, 1982
A Great and Lasting Beginning: The First 125 Years of St. Ambrose University, Rev. George W. McDaniel '66, 2006
Presidential Papers Collection - collection of photocopies of original materials from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, IA
Pacem in Terris Collection - Peace on Earth award given to people who who promote peace and social justice
Book Arts Special Collection - collection of artist books purchased by the library, often feature handmade paper, letterpress printing, limited edition, unique bindings, etc.