Archival Services

Archival Services, located on the lower level of Michener Library, houses the University Archives, a variety of special manuscript and book collections, and the James A. Michener Collection.

Many items from these collections can be viewed online through Archives & Special Collections @ Digital UNC

EXHIBITS

Archival Services maintains a variety of exhibits, in Michener Library and online.

UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES

The University Archives serves as the central repository for the historical records of the University of Northern Colorado community ... more

 

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Special Collections supports the University's academic programs and research interests by preserving collections that hold particular historical and cultural significance ... more

MICHENER COLLECTION

The James A. Michener Collection was created in 1978 when Michener donated papers related to his novel Centennial to UNC. Shortly before his death in 1997, he designated UNC as the home of the bulk of his writing and publishing legacy ... more

 

Students using the first computer catalog in the Michener Library reference area

The first electronic library catalog, in the Michener Library reference area

New library building under construction, 1971 (named Michener Library in 1973)

New library building under construction, 1971 (named Michener Library in 1973)

Interior of the original library, 1940, housed in Carter Hall

Interior of the original library, 1940, housed in Carter Hall

First library building on campus, around 1911 (later renamed Carter Hall)

First library building on campus, around 1911 (later renamed Carter Hall)

Literary Laboratory, Colorado State Normal School, 1894-95

Literary Laboratory, Colorado State Normal School, 1894-95