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Archives and History

University of Dallas Archives and Special Collections

COVID-19 Update

The University of Dallas Archives and Special Collections are temporarily closed. Please contact Shelley Gayler-Smith, University Archivist, at archives@udallas.edu for questions or to schedule an appointment. 

The University of Dallas Archives and Special Collections serves as both a mini-museum and archive. Collections of papers, photographs, and audio-visual materials pertaining to the University are available for in-person and online research.  

The University of Dallas Archives and Special Collections, headed by Shelley Gayler-Smith, is located separately from the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library.  Archives is located on the backside of the Blakley Building, with the entrance facing Novinski Circle. Visitor parking is available close by.  Please email or call for appointments or special requests.

Hours

Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday By Appointment Only
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

UDigital Commons

A searchable,  cloud based platform that stores, collects, and displays historical and scholarly documents, lectures, conferences, student publications, and media related to the University of Dallas.

 

 

Several of the yearbooks are available via ancestry.com. Ancestry.com is a paid subscription service, however many ancestry.compublic libraries offer free access with your library card. Please check with your local public library for details about gaining free access.