O'Connor Archives


O'Connor Archives

Explore the history of the University of Saint Joseph community.

The O'Connor Archives collects and makes available records that document the history of our University community.

College Records

  • University of Saint Joseph's charter and by-laws
  • Documents related to academic programs
  • Faculty and staff biographical information
  • Administrative reports and minutes
  • Financial reports and audits
  • Alumni, faculty and student publications
  • Architectural drawings, specifications, and building inventories
  • Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings

Special Collections

Materials that have research value and an associative relation with the University are organized and retained in special collections. For example:

  • The Susan Tracy Collection contains letters to Tracy, a missionary teacher to the Choctaw Nation, 1844-46.
  • The Treasure Room Collection includes letters and manuscripts from noted individuals such as Lionel Barrymore, Bernard Baruch, Warren G. Harding and Arnold Lunn.

Artifacts

The Archives also holds three-dimensional objects produced by or for the University, as well as objets d'art donated by alumni and friends.

Photographs and Audiovisual Materials

  • Photographs documenting the University's events and facilities
  • Films, audio recordings, and video cassettes capture classroom presentations and special events, most notably the annual Jane Cullen Connor, Lewis and McAuley lectures.