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Collection on DePaul University Histories

Identifier: DPUA0016

Scope and Contents

This collection includes short works on various aspects of DePaul history. The articles may or may not have been published, and some have been excerpted from more extensive sources. This collection includes audio files and digital photographs; consult with Archives staff to access electronic materials.


  • 1930-2014


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The Collection on DePaul University Histories gathers written documents concerning aspects of the university's history since its founding in 1898. These materials document both lay and religious developments at the university and include collections of DePaul-related facts and notable trivia.


1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

1.96 Gigabytes (2 WAV, 3 JPG, and 1 DOCX digital files in one folder in Series 1.)

Language of Materials



Organized into three series: 1. Histories by lay persons; 2. Histories by religious personnel; 3. History (general). Series 1 and 2 arranged alphabetically by author's last name. Series 3 arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession 2012:87; 2014.081

Related Materials

The Mission of the Catholic University in the Midwest, 1842-1980: a Comparative Case Study of the Effects of Strategic Policy Decisions Upon the Mission of the University of Notre Dame, Loyola University of Chicago, and DePaul University. Written by Lester F. Goodchild; DePaul University Library call no. SPC.378.73 G646m; DePaul University: Centennial Essays and Images. Edited by John L. Ruryand Charles S. Suchar; DePaul University Library call no. SPC. 378.1 D419r1998

Guide to Collection on DePaul University Histories
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the DePaul Special Collections and Archives Repository

John T. Richardson Library
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
Room 314
Chicago Illinois 60614