Collection Guides Overview
Access to collections is determined by the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.
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|Subjects||University history and prominent persons associated with the University, history of institutions of higher learning in the United States, American intellectual life, and the Philadelphia community in which the University lives.|
|Holdings||More than 2500 volumes; 14,000 cubic feet of archives and manuscripts; 35,000 photographs, drawings, prints, paintings, and other visual materials; 150 cubic feet of University decorative arts and memorabilia; 450 current and retrospective titles.|
|Access||The University Archives is open to the University community and the scholarly public. Collections may contain restricted records not open to research. Access is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.|
Classification system for a detailed listing as well as the organization of collections
Guide to the Archives General Collection, 1740-1820, includes all collections from the University's first decades