Archives & Special Collections

Where the past comes to life!

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The Archives & Special Collections of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries houses manuscripts, university records, and rare book collections you can access at two University of Nebraska–Lincoln locations. We encourage you to contact us ahead of time to provide you with the best service possible.

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Archives & Special Collections Reading RoomCity Campus

29 Love Library
Lincoln, NE 68588


Archives & Special Collections Staff @
LDRF Reading RoomEast Campus

2055 North 35th Street
Lincoln, NE 68583

Schedule a Visit

call Archives & Special Collections 402-472-2531

email Archives & Special Collections archives@unl.edu

Fax: 402-472-5181

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Mailing Address:
Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln, NE 68588-4100

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Search University of Nebraska-Lincoln Collections

Search our collections located at the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.

Search All Nebraska Archives

To search for archival and manuscript collections across all University of Nebraska campus locations, expand your search to all holdings in Nebraska Archives Online.

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Are you a first generation college student? We would love to learn about your experiences, perspectives, and interests as a First Generation Nebraskan. Learn more about this project and how to submit your story.

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Transcribe Our Past

We invite University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumni, students, and friends to help transcribe the text of digitized documents.