The Special Collections Research Center's archival collections are divided by two major classifications: University Archives and Modern Manuscripts:
The University Archives documents the history of the University of Chicago, the work of its faculty, and the life of the academic community. The University Archives acquires and preserves materials in all formats, including electronic and digital. University Archives collections include records of the University administration and academic units; papers of faculty members, trustees, administrators, students, and alumni; publications; photographs; video and film; sound recordings; and memorabilia. The current extent of the University Archives collections is 35,858 linear feet.
Spanning the period from the eighteenth century to the present, the modern manuscript collections are developed to support research and teaching at the University of Chicago. The current extent of the manuscript collections is 10,277 linear fee
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The Special Collections Research Center is located on the first floor of Regenstein Library: 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637