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Unitarian Transylvania Archives Project
Significant Collections Held in Non-Religious Archives
How can I use the archive?
Please contact our archivist about getting access to materials from the Meadville Lombard Archives and Special Collections. In most cases, materials are only available for use on campus and in our reading room. Because some of our materials are stored off-site, please contact the archivist at least two weeks before you need to use the materials.
In some cases, and within reason, we can scan selected material at your request and send you a high-quality scan of the item(s) you need.
For a complete inventory of our of collections, browse here.
We have a growing collection of digitized materials that can be accessed here.
For researchers traveling to Chicago to access our archives, we have special room rates at hotels near Meadville Lombard that can be found here.Special Collections
Sankofa Special Collection
MacLean RE Special Collection
Humanist Special Collection
Cuentos Latinx Special Collection
Heresies Women's Special Collection
Mūlāni Global U/U Special Collection
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