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University Archives and Special Collections



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We collect, organize, preserve, and make accessible materials that chronicle Oakland University’s history as well as original materials about Oakland County's history, Civil War history, women’s studies, and other fields that relate to the research and educational endeavors of Oakland University.

Oakland University Archives and Special Collections supports and advances scholarly and creative research, instruction, and engagement through its unique collections and inclusive services for faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the general public.

We are open to all from the Oakland and general community.


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We can help you do your research and use our collections.

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