Archives and Special Collections

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

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About the Archives

General information, hours, and how to contact us

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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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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.

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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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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. 

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Visiting The Collection

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