The Catholic University of America

What We Have

Archives staff in Reading Room

The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives serves as the institutional memory of the Catholic University of America and as a depository for the papers and records of the nation's Catholic leaders and important organizations. The Archives contains about 400 manuscript collections relating largely to the national Catholic experience, over 100 University records collections, just over 100 collections containing audiovisual material, a large museum collection, and a range of digital materials.

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Please contact the archives at with any questions regarding our collections. See also our blog, The Archivist's Nook. Please note that some materials are stored off site and may take up to 72 hours to retrieve.

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