University Archives

The Slippery Rock University Archives, 315 Bailey Library, collects and makes available material of enduring research value created by the University community over the course of our history. These include organizational records, photographs, memorabilia, oral histories, film and audio records of campus activities, people and events.

To schedule a visit  click here.

Publications in the Archives Collections

Frequently requested publications include college catalogs, Ginger Hill, and Slab.

The Rocket, The Slippery Rocket, and selected issues of The Saxigena are available online.

Search the archives

Search for archival materials online through ArchivesSpace.

For information on using ArchivesSpace, please refer to our ArchivesSpace LibGuide.

Please note, our online ArchivesSpace database is not yet complete so some items may not be listed online.

If you can't locate what you're looking for contact the archives for assistance.

Featured Finding Aids

Bob Jones Collection: Rocky the Rock Mascot 4-9-C-1

C. Vivian Stringer Collection 6-7-3

Dr. G. Warren Smith Collection 3-16-2


The complete A-Z Index is another tool for discovering what is in the Archives.

Donate to the Archives

If you would like to donate items to the Archives, please fill out a Deed of Gift and include it with the donation or email it to University records should be accompanied instead by a Records Transfer Form. Please see the Archives Collection Management Policy for more information, or contact the Archives to discuss a possible donation.

Thank you!