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Special Collections and Archives


This guide will help you start your research in Special Collections and Archives. Special Collections & Archives is home to CSUN's rare book and periodical collections, as well as its archival and manuscript collections. Archival and manuscript collections can consist of many different kinds of materials, including correspondence, diaries, maps, university records, organizational records, photographs, and audio or video recordings.

Resources in the department are in various formats and support numerous subject areas on campus. If you have any questions, please contact your subject specialist, or email Special Collections and Archives at

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