University Archives and Special Collections

1920's postcard of Gonzaga College Hall and St. Als spires

University Archives

The University Archives are the depository for the permanent record of Gonzaga University. Spanning the entire history of the University from 1887-present, the University Archives document both the daily administration of Gonzaga University and special events throughout the years.

Harvest Ball 1947

Digital Archives

University Archives and Special Collections selectively digitizes and provides access to historical and current materials. Our goal is to create educational collections that represents how Gonzaga has and continues to evolve in an ever changing world.

Ornate book plate from Lyon France

Exhibits

Lyon and the Jesuits as Told by their Books
This exhibit displays books accumulated by Jesuits and printed in Lyon, France. Lyon was a capital of printing and experienced firsthand the transformations in Europe from 1500 to 1800. These books are works of art as well as pieces of Lyon’s history.

  

 

Seal of the Jesuit Oregon Province

Notice Regarding the Jesuits West Archives:  This valued resource is no longer available through Gonzaga University's Foley Library. It is currently being integrated into the holdings of the Jesuit Archives and Research Center, located in St. Louis, MO.  Researchers are encouraged to contact the Center for a time estimate of when materials will become available for reference services. 
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UASC Department 

Our department is home to the history of Gonzaga University, as provider of higher education and corporate citizen of the region since 1887.


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Contact information for the library, and a directory of library staff


Statement Regarding Sensitive Materials

Statement regarding materials that contain offensive images, language, or other objectionable content


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