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University Archives and Special Collections

Mission Statement

The University Archives acts as the official archival repository for Clayton State University. The Archives is charged with the responsibility of preserving the documentary and artifactual heritage of the University serving as the collective memory of the institution.

The University Archives:

  • Collects, appraises, organizes, describes, preserves, and makes available records of historical, legal, fiscal, and administrative value to the University.
  • Collects primary source materials to support student and faculty research interests.
  • Documents the teaching, research, community service, administrative functions, and student life.
  • Provides a facility for the retention and preservation of such records and collections.
  • Provides information services that will assist the operation of the University.
  • Promotes knowledge and understanding of the University's origins, goals, and programs.
  • Provides useful documentation of the policies, people, aims, achievements, and events of the University.

Exhibits

New! The “COLLEGE OF HEALTH: A HISTORY OF CREATING PATIENT FOCUSED PROFESSIONALS” virtual exhibit explores the rich history of healthcare achievements, student professional development, and community outreach provided by the College of Health over the last 50 years. We hope you enjoy this exhibition highlighting one of Clayton State University’s first degree programs through images, documents, news articles, and artifacts from the Archives’ College of Health Collection.

"ORAL HISTORIES PROJECT COLLECTION":  An online exhibit showcasing the stories of stakeholders within the Clayton State academic community in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the institution.

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Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Past Exhibits!

Explore more materials, images, and topics featured in past exhibits from the Clayton State University Archives.

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