Archive Discovery: A How-To Guide

This guide is intended to teach you how to discover archives and evaluate online collections.


This guide is intended to explain a little about archives: what they are, how to find them, and how to begin using them.

Use the menu to the left to explore the pages of this guide.

You may also be interested in our guide to Primary Versus Secondary Sources.

If you have questions about archives that are not answered in this guide, please contact Trent Shotwell, the Special Collections Librarian, or Erin Cassidy, the History Librarian.

Special Collections Librarian

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Trent Shotwell
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History Librarian

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Erin Owens
NGL 223D
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