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Archives and Special Collections: Home

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

Meet the Archivist

Onnica Marquez


Archives and Special Collections Hours

Open Monday - Friday

8 am - 4:30 pm

Appointments are preferred.  Please contact the archivist below.

Onnica Marquez

Where are we located?

The Archive and Special Collections are located the third floor of the Library. The entry is through the Director's Assistant's office (Room 332).


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About the Archives and Special Collections

St. Ambrose University Archives

The mission of the St. Ambrose University Archives is to preserve, arrange, describe, and make accessible historically significant documents and other materials which reflect the University's origins and development, and the activities and achievements of its officers, faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Materials in the Archives are produced by, or are specifically about, St. Ambrose. Items in the Archives include:

  • Artifacts
  • Photographs
  • Documents
  • Yearbooks
  • Catalogs
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • University Publications
  • Theses
  • And so much more!

Special Collections

The Special Collections division of the Library collects, preserves, describes and makes available unique materials. Items in Special Collections include:

  • Book Arts 
  • Books about St. Ambrose (the saint), his legacy and his contemporaries 
  • Publications about St. Ambrose (the institution) and historical figures
  • Publications written by Ambrosians (faculty, staff, students, and alumni)

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