Introducing the MSU Archives' Resources Videos

The general public can learn to use the materials available at University Archives and Historical Collections (UAHC) without having to set foot in our reading room.

View the short videos below to learn about the different types of content available for research and how to best conduct research in the archives. (Note: These videos were created in 2005 for a DVD titled, "Preface to the Past: Introducing the MSU Archives' Resources".)


The collections

This section explores the types of materials that are found in the archives and shows samples from the collections, including clips from various films.

Archives 101

This section explains basic archival terms and shows the research process for finding materials in the archives.

At the UAHC archives

Everything you need to know about visiting the archives and handling different types of primary documents.

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