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Special Collections & Archives

ULM history


Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 11:30am
Saturday - Sunday Closed
(See Library Schedule for exceptions)

How to Search

Use the ULM Library Catalog link to search for books in Special Collections including the Bateman Military History Collection, the Gilhula-Breard Civil War Collection, local history, faculty publications and ULM theses and dissertations.


On-line finding aids are available for the Otto E. Passman Collection and the James A. Noe Collection. Visit Special Collections for information on other manuscript collections including the Griffin Photograph Collection.

Exhibits, Programs, and Collections

Visit the "Exhibits and more" page to learn about many fascinating things to see in ULM's Special Collections.
On display now: Images de France, a photography collection by documentary photographer Lee Estes.

Using Special Collections for Research
PowerPoint tutorial [under construction]

Online Collections

Inventory List

You can access inventory lists for Special Collections and Archives here (Word doc) and here (Excel).


For more information, contact Heather Pilcher, Coordinator of Special Collections:
Email - pilcher@ulm.edu
Phone - (318) 342-1054
Fax - (318) 342 1232

Records Management

Special Collections is the official Records Center of ULM. See the Records Management page for details.

Links and Other Information

Core Values and Code of Ethics for Archivists
Louisiana State Archives
National Archives