Archives and Special Collections

University Archives - Documents pertaining to the history of the University

Special Collections - Works by and about people or topics of interest to the University community. The collections include:

  • Ade Bethune Collection - Papers and work of a nationally known liturgical artist, writer, and social activist
  • Ruth Sawyer Collection - Papers and writings of an award-winning author, as well as a collection of children's literature and books on storytelling

Online Resources

Digital Collections - Online access to Photographs and other St. Kate's history materials, items from the Ade Bethune Collection, the University's Fine Art and Visual Resources collections, and more

St. Kate's Publications - Includes access to The Wheel, Ariston, St. Catherine University Magazine/SCAN, and others

Sophia: Digital Commons - Online repository of the scholarship and creativity produced by the University community

Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) - Provides global access to resources for researching Catholic topics held at institutions across the United States, including St. Catherine

Archives Hours


Please contact us to make an appointment before visiting.

Located in CDC 62 in the lower level of the St. Paul Library.