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Navigating the University Archives Digital Collections

Looking for information on a family member? Trying to find something in the University Archives digital collections? Here are some tips and tricks to navigating our digital collections site!

Beginning your search

Looking for information on a family member?  Trying to find something in our digital collections?

This guide was developed to help researchers navigate our powerful digital collections site! 

The Carnegie Mellon University Archives Digital Collections portal allows you to search across all of our digitized collections. Browsing will let you explore individual collections in more depth.

Our collections feature a wide range of materials including newspapers, maps, manuscripts, letters, publications, and more. To date the University Libraries has scanned close to 2 million pages of resources, providing 24/7 access to thousands of researchers.