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University Archives

For Researchers

The University Archives of Loyola University New Orleans detail the activities of the University and the members of its community. Archives include administrative, academic, student, and community materials. Many of these records are restricted and/or access is limited. Our University Publications are open to all researchers.

To explore the University Archives and other fascinating collections preserved in Special Collections & Archives, browse our detailed Research Guides.

For research assistance or to schedule a visit to University Archives, please use our Research Request Form.


    How We Collect

    The University Archives of Loyola University New Orleans relies on contributions of materials from our campus community to successfully preserve the University’s history and document our institutional memory.

    Requests to transfer records can be made through our University Archives Transfer Request Form.

    Types of inactive records we are interested in include:

    • Annual reports
    • Letters
    • Correspondence
    • Reports
    • Constitution and by-laws
    • Mission statements
    • Membership information
    • Subject files about projects, activities, and functions
    • Newsletters and publications
    • General Administrative documents
    • Publicity materials: flyers, brochures, newsletters, journals, CDs, DVDs, posters, programs, e-newsletters, web pages
    • Architectural Drawings/Plans
    • Clippings
    • Photographs (print and digital)
    • Audio and video recordings of performances or events
    • Diaries
    • Memoirs and Reminiscences
    • Scrapbooks and Photograph Albums
    • Speeches, Lectures, and Presentations
    • Professional Papers
    • Committee & Council files
    • Teaching files

    Contact Us

    Have questions? Find departmental contacts here.