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University of Rochester History: General Resources

This page will be updated on an ongoing basis

SEARCH TIPS AND TRICKS

NOTE: Not all our online resources are located on the same platform, so searching across materials is not always easy (or possible).  

When searching on the main Archives webpage (https://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/search/gss), use AND, OR, NOT for Boolean searching. Use quotation marks to create phrases.
For example: "Rochester Review" AND Boody

UNIVERSITY HISTORIES

The history of the University has been written in small and large ways from its beginning in 1850.
Book-length versions include:

ASK THE ARCHIVIST

The collections listed below are available onsite and may be subject to restricted access. Please email for assistance

  • Public Relations Subject Files
  • Public Relations Faculty/Staff Files
  • Alumnae/i Folders
  • Press Releases
  • Photograph files, including slides, negatives, contact sheets

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS

Student publications are a vibrant source for news and views on events, academics, athletics and activities.

UNIVERSITY PUBLICATIONS

University publications

Keil University Archivist & Rochester Collections Librarian

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Melissa Mead (University Archives)
Contact:
Rush Rhees Library, 225
585-275-9337
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