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Hours and Location
Tuesday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
All materials in Archives & Special Collections can be found on the 4th floor of Dayton Memorial Library, Room 401. All researchers are welcome; an appointment is advised. To ensure access to the Archives and Special Collections, contact Elizabeth Cook for an appointment.
Archives and Special Collections
The Archives contain the historical, institutional records of Regis University and Loretto Heights College. In addition, the Archives hold historical records of the Catholic presence in the American Southwest, especially the Jesuit beginnings in Colorado and New Mexico.
Special Collections contain the papers of individuals, organizational records, and object collections that support the culture and curriculum of Regis University.
Recorder Music Center Archival Collections contain the papers of individuals as well as institutional records of significant contributors to the recorder music movement.
Educational Presentations of Archived materials may be scheduled.
Materials from the Archives and Special Collections do not circulate.
Archive and Special Collections Usage Policy
To insure access to the Archives and Special Collections, all researchers need an appointment made soley with the archivist.
Drop-in researchers are welcome if the archives are open and the archivist is available.
If the Archives and Special Collections are closed when an unscheduled researcher arrives, access to the Vault violates the insurance and security polices of Regis University, unless permission is given by
- the archivist, or
- The Dean of the Library, or
- the dean's designee.
No one else may promise access or open the vault and dismantle the security code.
If the Archives and Special Collections are closed,
- an email will be posted to library faculty and staff,
- a notice posted on the library webpage
- a phone message left on the archivist's voice mail.