Benedictine University Archives

Researching at the Ben U Archives

The Benedictine University Archives welcomes all researchers to use our collections which are the most comprehensive source of information on the history and culture of Benedictine University.

Our rare book collection includes volumes dating to the 1500s, including theological and scientific texts, local history, European history, geography, and Czech language volumes. These volumes are cataloged in our main library catalog

Locating Materials in the Archives

The Archives provides access to the following collections:

  • Photographs
  • College publications
  • Media (video and audio recordings)
  • Archival collections (departmental/administrative records and faculty/alumni papers)
  • Faculty & alumni publications
  • Masters theses
  • Family history


Kindlon Hall 029
Open by appointment

Phone: (630) 829-6064

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