Look through what materials we have. Go to the “Collections” Tab to see a drop down list of the types of collections we house. Here’s a breakdown of what these collections mean:
The Manuscript Collections page has several subject or topic boxes at the top that can be used to find collections of interest. You can also use CTRL “F” on your keyboard to pull up a search box to pick out certain words, such as Little Rock Central High, Women, World War II, etc. This is also a great way to search through the other collections.
However, the best way to research the collections is to browse through the short bios. Once you’ve settled on a particular collection that looks promising, click on the blue “view finding aid” link. This link takes you to what Archivists call a “Finding Aid,” and it is your best friend!
Bring the following information from your online search:
For books, you will also need the call number, which can be located in the catalog:
If you ever need assistance, ask the Archives Technician!
The UCA Archives is highlighting members of the UCA Community on Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) for Black History Month and Women’s History Month!
This fall the Archives will be hosting a traveling exhibit titled Women Across the Delta from the Arts & Science Center of Southeast Arkansas.
We are digitizing some of our collections! All of the Scroll yearbooks are online, which has been a 5+ year project; we have illustrated finding aids for some of our photo collections; and we will soon have materials from our manuscript collections online.
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