Special Collections & Archives

**We care about the health of our users and colleagues. Due to campus wide policies regarding COVID-19 coronavirus, UCI Special Collections & Archives is closed until further notice. Limited research support services are available. 

Please contact spcoll@uci.edu, leave us a voicemail at (949) 824-3947, or check out our digital collections to stay connected in the meantime.**



Special Collections and Archives (SCA) houses the university’s collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, born-digital files, and other unique materials. Our holdings include university archives, critical theory, performing arts, political literature, and a growing collection of artists’ books. In the Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive (OC&SEAA) Center, we lead a community-focused effort to preserve and catalog our local culture.

We welcome students, faculty, independent researchers, and community members to visit us on the fifth floor of Langson Library or in the OC&SEAA Center.