Welcome to Special Collections and University Archives

Special Collections and University Archives collects, preserves, and shares rare and distinguished book collections and historical records, photographs, media, and artwork to support excellent teaching, high-impact student learning, and active scholarship at Grand Valley State University. We are located in Seidman House, on the Allendale campus. Seidman House is also home to a large quiet study lounge, exhibition hall, and Special Collections' teaching space. 

What We Have

Learn about Special Collections and archival materials available in Seidman House and online.

New to Archives?

New to using archival materials? Find resources to help you get started with your research.

Plan a Visit

Planning a research visit? Find answers to frequently asked questions about our spaces & services here.

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Page last modified January 23, 2024