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Special Collections and Archives, a division of Coates Library collects, organizes, preserves, and makes available rare books, manuscripts, and other archival material to the Trinity community and researchers at large. The University Archives documents the intellectual, cultural, and organizational history of the university since its founding in 1869 by collecting official and non-official administrative and departmental records; university publications; faculty, staff, and alumni papers; and the student experience. This site provides digital accessibility to selected audio-visual collections.


Take-Down Policy and Copyright Notice for Digital Collections

Trinity University makes available selected items online for education and research use only. We have tried to indicate what we know regarding copyright for our online collections. We are happy to hear from any rights owners so that we may obtain accurate information regarding the copyright of the items in our collection. Upon request, we can remove individual material from public view while we address any rights issues. If you have any questions you can contact Trinity University’s Special Collections and Archives by emailing us at [email protected]. If you are interested in using material on this site for any purpose other than education and research use, please note the following notice concerning copyright restrictions:

Notice Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

“The copyright law of the United States (title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.”

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