Special Collections & Archives is the branch of Clemson University Libraries that houses the University Archives, manuscript collections, rare books, photographs and artifacts.  Material in Special Collections & Archives includes many unique items of considerable historical significance.

Special Collections & Archives provides preservation of these materials through proper storage and handling, as well as organization and arrangement for access by a variety of researchers including the University community, outside scholars and the general public.

The goal of Special Collections & Archives is to advance scholarship and further the educational, research, and service missions of the University.