Central and Academic Administration

Access to collections is determined by the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

This category includes collection guides for the following:



  • Central Administration:


  • Schools and Departments of the University:


  • Academic Support Services::


  • Councils, Senates and Committees:


  • Military training:


  • Research Centers, Programs, Institutes and Special Projects:


Cover of George E. Nitzsche's 1918 book on the University of Pennsylvania


Collections overview

Collection guides online

Classification system for a detailed listing as well as the organization of collections

OCLC WorldCat and the University Library's on-line catalog Franklin include all collections and printed materials processed after 1986

Guide to the Archives General Collection, 1740-1820, includes all collections from the University's first decades