University Archives and Special Collections

The UASC Reading Room is currently closed. Virtual reference is available by emailing or calling 509-313-3873.


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.

Archival drawing of boy with confederate flag


Patriotism, the Pacific Northwest, and the Ku Klux Klan.
This exhibit presents examples of how the KKK of the 1920s and 30s used patriotic themes and sentiments as a key component in its strategy to recruit new members. Utilizing extreme patriotism in different forms the KKK has experienced abundant success recruiting in modern times as well.




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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Spokane, WA 99258
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