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Honoring the 80th anniversary of the USS Arizona's sinking at Pearl Harbor

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. 

A one-of-a-kind exhibit dedicated to the...

Photograph from the USS Arizona collection depicting the USS Arizona battleship in wet dock, circa 1932

The Films of Andrew Ellicott Douglass: Astronomer, Archaeologist, and Father of Tree-Ring Dating (virtual panel discussion)

Dendrochronologist and founder of the University of Arizona’s Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, Andrew Ellicott Douglass, was an early...

Five photos of Douglass event panelists

Welcome back! Supporting students, faculty, staff & research this fall

This fall, Special Collections will remain closed until further notice except by appointment. Appointments are...

Archival files in Special Collections