Special Collections/University Archives

University Archives


The University Archives preserve the significant written, oral, and pictorial record of Southern Oregon University, its faculty, staff, and students. The University Archives is the repository for University records scheduled for permanent retention according to OAR 166-475-0010. These records include publications, minutes, memoranda, photographs, sound recordings, film recordings, letters, public relations materials, documents, maps and blueprints, yearbooks, student publications, catalogs, and bulletins.


Finding Aids:


Digital resources:

  • Southern Oregon University Historic Images: photographs that reflect the evolution of SOU from its humble beginning as a normal school into a robust contemporary liberal arts university.

  • University Archives: various documents produced by Southern Oregon University over the decades that have been digitized to make them more accessible.


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