The University Archive preserves the institutional memory of the University of Tampa through the collection of official university records and related materials. The collections are rich sources of information regarding academics, administrative concerns, student life, and the development of the university. Materials include the university presidents’ papers, course catalogs, yearbooks, music recitals, theatre programs, The Minaret and other publications, along with the Public Information Office Photograph Collection.
Permanently valuable university records may be stored in the University Archives. Storage space is reserved for records of historic interest or with an enduring research value. Examples include: departmental publications and reports; administrative and academic committee records; historical files documenting development of departments or offices; student and faculty organization files; institutional budget materials; student publications; photographs, slides; memorabilia; and other ephemera.
The collection guides below are keyword searchable PDFs that provide insight into what each collection holds. In addition, many university publications can be found in our digital archive.
Special Collections and Archives' Manuscript Collections are primary source materials documenting the local history of the City of Tampa and the regional legacy of the Tampa Bay area. The collection guides below are keyword searchable PDFs that provide insight into what each collection holds.