Archives and Special Collections

Saint Joseph's University
Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
610) 660-1953




Dedication of Barbelin Hall


ABOUT THE ARCHIVES


Library Newsletter Archive:


Jesuitica   Jesuitica Collection


The Hawk Digital Archive

Digital Archive
(1930-2002)


Finding aid for the papers of former congressman and ambassador Thomas M. Foglietta


Historical Photographs of Saint Joseph's University


Who Was Francis A. Drexel?

Scholarship @ SJU

Scholarship @ SJU is a repository for the scholarship of Saint Joseph's University. The Library administers this site to preserve and showcase the intellectual and creative achievements of the Saint Joseph's University community and to foster scholarly communication and research.
 
 
Barbelin Hall   ABOUT THE ARCHIVES

The Archives and Special Collections at Saint Joseph's University is responsible for the collection, maintenance, and preservation of all university materials in an effort to keep them as part of this institution's historical record. 

The Archive Collection consists of 536 linear feet of departmental records, photographs, manuscripts dating back to the university's founding, university publications (including the student newspaper, The Hawk), university memorabilia, and newspaper clippings that record the ever evolving intellectual and physical landscape of the university.

Special Collections consists of a variety of rare and unique books.  Most materials under the care of the unit are available for use within the library;  however, some materials may require supervision by library personnel.

 

ACCESS TO ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS:

  • Monday through Friday between the hours of  10am and 4pm.  Requests for specific materials can be made at the Service during these hours. 
  • Research questions can be asked in person, or can be sent via e-mail to archives@sju.edu
  • Phone requests will also be taken at (610) 660-1953.  When leaving a message, please leave your name, phone number where you can be reached, and a brief message concerning your research request.

Last revision / review: September 09, 2014

Christopher O. Dixon
Archival Research Librarian
Saint Joseph's University 
cdixon @sju.edu