Archives and Special Collections

Find university documents, special collections and a wide variety of online, digitized resources.

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About Archives and Special Collections

General information, hours, and how to contact us

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University Archives

The University Archives provides access to documents pertaining to the history of St. Catherine University, including its early years as both a high school and college. 

Music manuscript from medieval choirbook in Special Collections
Special Collections

Our Special Collections complement the material in the Archives and support the University's mission by focusing on women's leadership and Catholic social teaching. 

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Digital Collections

Online access to photographs and other St. Kate's history materials, items from the Ade Bethune Collection and so much more!

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Visit us

Archives and Special Collections is available to the University community and to those who have a legitimate purpose for using the collections, such as scholarly research.

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Records Management

Information for university offices, staff members, and faculty about what materials we collect and how to send them to us

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Sophia - Institutional Repository

Sophia, St. Catherine University's digital repository service, showcases faculty and student scholarship, as well as the open access journal Research on Diversity in Youth Literature.