Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Researchers are required to make appointments at least 24 hours in advance to use materials held by Special Collections.
Making arrangements in advance ensures we will be able to assist you and efficiently retrieve materials for your research. Please go to the home page to schedule an appointment.
For more information or other questions, please contact Special Collections.
Dr. Lorraine Madway, Curator of Special Collections and University Archivist
Arslan Butt, Student Assistant
Taylor Gorman, Student Assistant
Umair Mohammed, Student Assistant
Philip Nellis, Student Assistant
Mary Nelson, Program Consultant
Jeremy Zuni, Project Archivist
Support for Special Collections:
To maintain its level of service and to continue to grow its collections, Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries, needs the generous assistance of individuals and organizations like you to build and sustain our collections. We welcome inquiries from individuals and organizations interested in adding to our holdings, contributing funds or supporting our work in other ways.
Please contact the Curator of Special Collections:
Special Collections and University Archives
Wichita State University Libraries
Wichita, KS 67260-0068
Special Collections thanks the many individuals and organizations whose generosity over the years has helped us build and maintain our collections.
Researchers are encouraged to use materials made available on this website for educational and research purposes. Downloading materials from this web site is permitted, on the condition that proper attribution of the source in all copies is provided; however, this does not grant permission to publish.
For any other uses of materials from this website, please contact us. These uses include publication, commercial products, broadcast, and other uses that do not fall under provision of fair use in the United States Copyright Law.
Statement on Use and Reproductions:
Wichita State University Libraries makes available on this website selected materials in Special Collections and University Archives for use in research, instruction and private study. Special Collections and University Archives owns the physical materials digitized on this website and may also be the copyright holder, and we are dedicated to insuring their long term preservation.
Digital images are drawn from materials that are in the public domain or from those protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code). For the use of images of materials that are in the public domain, users may reproduce them or the accompanying data for research, instruction and private study. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, photocopy or download) materials from collections without prior permission, on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies (see below, Attribution) and notify us of your use. For other uses of materials, e.g., publication, broadcast and all commercial uses, you must obtain permission and pay required fees.
For images of copyrighted materials on this website, users may reproduce them or the accompanying data for research, instruction, and private study under the provisions of Fair Use, outlined in section 107 of copyright law. Publication, commercial use, broadcast or reproduction of these images or the accompanying data that does not fall under the provisions of Fair Use requires prior written permission from the copyright holder as well as the physical owner. The user assumes all responsibility for obtaining the necessary permission to publish (including in digital format) from the copyright holder. For more information on using this image, contact Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries, http://libraries.wichita.edu/ablah/index.php/aboutsc/233.
Material used in a publication, display or presentation is to be accompanied by a credit line that cites the title, collection and repository.
Example Credit Line:
Great Central Fair buildings, Logan Square, Philadelphia, June 1864, Kantor Collection of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and Sanitary Fairs, Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries
When using materials from Special Collections, please acknowledge their source by clearly stating the name of the collection in which you found the materials. Here is an example of our preferred citation:
May Williams Ward Papers, MS 74-18 [manuscript number], Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries
If the materials you are using were found on our Web site, please specify the URL of the Web page on which you found them.