The University Archives includes material documenting the history and growth of Tuskegee University. Books (including faculty publications), manuscripts, Tuskegee University periodicals and newspapers, ephemera, photographic images, disc and tape recordings, and other archival items are available for research under supervised conditions.

You can browse the Archives Holdings lists online.

Gulf Coast Historical Review Full-Text Archives now available online

The Tuskegee University Archives are pleased to announce that the 20-year print run of the Gulf Coast Historical Review (1985-2006) is now available in full through the Tuskegee University Archives website. Individual issues are available for browsing and viewing online in PDF format; all issues are also indexed and available for full-text searches through the website search box.

To browse the collection, visit the Gulf Coast Historical Review collection. To search issues in the collection, use the search box at the top of each page; for example, you can browse the search results page for references to "Tuskegee.".

Historic Civil Rights movement audio recordings featuring Dr. King, Abernathy, Shuttlesworth, K.L. Buford and Others

In honor of Black History Month for 2017, the Tuskegee University Libraries are pleased to announce a series of newly digitized audio files available on the Tuskegee University Archives website during the week of February 13. The tapes include never-before-heard speeches by Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Muhammad Ali. Read more in this interview with University archivist Dana Chandler.

Booker T. Washington Collections

Why go to the Library of Congress to do research on Booker T. Washington? We have the complete set of the same microfilm that they have. We also have over 300 boxes of materials specific to his work, materials regarding the National Negro Business League and the National Negro Health Week. View the Guide to the Papers of Booker T. Washington (Tuskegee), the Papers of Booker T. Washington finding aid (Library of Congress), Booker T. Washington biographical sketch, and our digitized materials about Booker T. Washington.

Civil Rights Audio Tapes on Shared Shelf Commons

We have continued to add to our large collection of audio tapes located on Shared Shelf Commons. These audio tapes were digitized from reel to reel tapes made during the Civil Rights Movement. They contain important speeches and images featuring a variety of Civl Rights Icons. [more...]

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000 About the Archives
001 History of the Archives
002 Meet the Archives Staff
004 Tuskegee Civic Association Meetings, Speeches, and Records
005 Reading Lists
006 P. H. Polk Family Collection
010 Archives Holdings
011 Finding Aids
012 Photograph Collections
013 Audio Collections
014 Video Collection
015 Pamphlet Collection
016 Yearbooks
017 A Critical Reappraisal of Booker T. Washigton: A Humanities Initiative
020 History of the University
021 University Timeline
022 Lynching Information
023 Answers to Commonly Posed Questions
024 FAQs about Tuskegee University
025 Speakers List (1885-1974)
026 Faculty and Staff Listing (1881-1936)
027 Campus Cemetery
028 Tuskegee University Presidents' Biographical Information
029 Foreign Students at Tuskegee Institute
030 Bulletins and Other Important Documents
031 George Washington Carver Collection
040 Forms
041 Citation Guide
042 Copyright Information
043 Permissions/Copyright for Commercial Use
044 Archives Document Retention Schedule and Forms
050 Teaching Resources
051 Pamela Farmer Portrait Collection
060 Shiloh National Historic Sites
065 The Amelia Boynton Robinson Collection: A Cooperative Project with the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture
070 Macon County Archives Historical Documents
080 Obituary Listing
090 The Tuskegee Messenger and Student
091 Tuskegee Farmer's Conference Programs
092 Tuskegee University Course Catalogs 1881-1915
095 The Southern Letter 1915-1919
100 Special Exhibits
150 The Buildings of Tuskegee University
200 Tuskegee University Veterinary School AV/AT Holdings