The Special Collections department collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, university archives, historical manuscripts, maps, microfilm, photographs, art and artifacts. Students, faculty and the public are welcome to access collections and view special exhibits in our Fourth floor Reading Room.

Items from our collections are always on display in special collections. Visit the Reading Room to see our most current exhibit, or visit our digital exhibits on-line. 

The Special Collections department is the recipient of a 2014 Council of Library and Information Resources Hidden Collections grant. Find out more about this project on our project blog Discovering the Southwest Metroplex.

Search Finding Aids

Search the contents of our collections using this specialized discovery tool.

Hours

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm 9:00 am - 5:00 pm closed closed

Special Collections Events

7 months. 45 soccer games. 26 countries. 5 continents. The Dallas Tornado World Tour of 1967-68 was legendary, and UNT Special Collections is pleased to display an exhibit of soccer mementos to tell that story, and commemorate the 50th anniversary.

Willis Library | Sarah T. Hughes Reading Room, 443
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, December 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

Tour of a Lifetime - Dallas Tornado Soccer Panel Discussion

The Dallas Tornado World Tour of 1967-68 was legendary, and UNT Special Collections is pleased to display a collection of soccer mementos in the Sarah T. Hughes Reading Room all semester to commemorate the 50th anniversary.  The exhibit can also be viewed online.

UNT New College at Frisco
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:30pm