The Oakland University Archives is the official depository of materials relating to the history of Oakland University from its founding to the present.
Its primary purpose is to document the history of the University and its impact in Oakland County, Michigan, and beyond.
The Archives provide source materials to administrators, alumnae, students, and faculty, as well as to outside researchers, thus supporting the mission of Oakland University.
The Archives also ensure the long-term preservation of physical and digital materials in their collections.
They offer instructional support to instructors who wish to provide primary source experience to their students.
The Oakland University Archives is looking for documents relating to the University's history.
According to the Official Archives Policy, this includes items such as official records, personal papers, reports, minutes, publications, photographs, flyers, maps, etc.
Particularly desirable items include:
If you have such items, consider donating them to the University Archives.
Coordinator of Special Collections and Archives
Room 129, Kresge library
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