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New York University Archives: Researching at the Archives

This guide will acquaint you with the resources available at the New York University Archives; inform you how to conduct research using these resources.

Researching at the Archives

Picking a Topic
Our collections can be used for a wide range of projects. It is good to know what you are interested in researching before arriving at the University Archives, but staff can always help.

Locating Relevant Material
There are several ways to access the University Archives' finding aids and other resources on our collections.

Citing Archival Materials
Citing materials from archives is different from citing secondary sources.

Copyright and Collection Restrictions
Some material in the University Archives may not be accessible due to content, condition or format.