The University Archives includes material documenting the history and growth of the University of Southern California. Books (including faculty publications), manuscripts, USC periodicals and newspapers, ephemera, photographic images, disc and tape recordings, and other archival items are available for research under supervised conditions
The University Archives is the repository for the records of enduring value officially made or received by the University of Southern California, and for other materials of historical value related to the functions of the University. The University Archives collects the following types of materials:
Visit the USC website archive at the Internet Archive to find past pages and documents from the university website.
View a list of some of our important Collections.
The University Archives is part of Special Collections. We are located on the second floor of Doheny Memorial Library on the USC Campus. The reference desk of Special Collections can be found in room DML 209.
Monday - Friday: 9AM-5PM
Saturdays during the semester: 1PM-5PM
Please be advised to contact the University Archivist in advance to make sure we have your materials available.