Contact Information
Trish Nugent
Trish Nugent

Kure Croker
Kure Croker

Sara White
Sara White

Trish, Kure, and Sara are available to answer questions about Special Collections and Archives. For general assistance or to schedule an appointment, please email us at or call 504-864-7063.

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Located on the third floor of the Monroe Library, Special Collections and Archives preserves materials related to the history of Louisiana and the South, the Society of Jesus, and Loyola University New Orleans. To visit Special Collections and Archives, please read our Researcher Guidelines and fill out a Researcher Request Form.

Special Collections and Archives is comprised of several different types of materials: the Book Collection, the Archival and Manuscript Collection, Microfilm, and the University Archives.

Loyola’s Digital Collections include digitized materials from Special Collections and Archives.

Loyola also houses the Archives for the New Orleans Province, Society of Jesus. A guide to the library's holdings related to Catholicism and the South can be found here.

The department's collection development policy may be viewed here.

Special Collections Hours

Research and reference using Special Collections and Archives is by appointment only. Please fill out a Researcher Request Form to make an appointment. The Booth-Bricker Reading Room is open for use of our book collections the following hours:
Tuesday - Thursday 9 am - 12 pm;
1pm - 4:30 pm
Room 333, Monroe Library