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Special Collections is closed due to COVID-19, public safety, and social distancing. Read our update.


Please note that some audiovisual content for our recorded events is temporarily unavailable as we prepare to migrate it to a new platform.



Supporting faculty, instructors, researchers until we reopen

Special Collections continues to be available by appointment to students, faculty, and staff, and will extend appointments to the public...

Archival files in Special Collections

An ongoing oral history of COVID-19 in Tucson

The COVID-19 pandemic is easily the most global story of the 21st century, yet it is also an intensely local story with striking...

Blue image with Banner hospital in background, text: Archive Tucson oral histories spoken accounts

Digitizing scientific study films uncovers innovations from the 1930s

Here's the third story in a series about the Andrew Ellicott Douglass films digitization project funded by...