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Niagara University Archives


The Archives is the repository for official and unofficial records that document the history of Niagara University. The Archives serve as the institutional memory of the University and, as such, contain historical records of enduring value generated by faculty, students, academic departments, administrative offices, and campus organizations.  The primary responsibilities of the Archives are to:

  • promote knowledge and understanding of the history, goals, mission, and programs of Niagara University.
  • collect, organize, provide access to, and preserve historical records of the University.
  • facilitate the efficient management of the recorded information produced by the University's units and offices.
  • support research and teaching.

Digital Archives Collections

Niagara Falls Guidebooks from the 19th Century (page under construction)

  • See the old guidebook page for items not yet added to the new one: Pictorial Guide to the Falls of Niagara, and The Falls of Niagara

Archival Materials on the History of Niagara University

Niagara University Buildings (History and Images)

The Niagaran - NU's Yearbook, with digital issues going back to 1917

The Niagara Index - NU's first student newspaper. This collection includes issues from 1870-1900.