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Special Collections & Archives

The Special Collections and Archives department specializes in the acquisition, preservation, and use of research materials that document the cultural and environmental history of Idaho, and the University of Idaho. Our physical collections are available to be used throughout the year via our Reading Room. Many of our collections can also be viewed online, via the library's Digital Collections.

The new Special Collections and Archives Reading Room is in Room 121 on the library's first floor.

Spring Semester hours
(January 10th - May 11th)

Monday - Friday: 9 AM to 4 PM
or by appointment.
Closed Weekends

Note: Reduced Hours April 16rd – 27th
Monday - Friday 10 am – 2 pm


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