Loyola University Chicago

University Archives & Special Collections

Loyola Collections


The Loyola Archives & Special Collections staff invests time in creating digital collections in order to make the collections more accessible. Collections can be found at the following:

Loyola University Chicago Digital Collections 

Loyola University Chicago Archives & Special Collections on the Internet Archive

Loyola University Chicago Archives & Special Collections on eCommons

Loyola University Chicago websites 


Following are some of the Loyola digital collections available. This list is not all-inclusive as new collections are constantly being created.

Loyola Collections on the Loyola University Chicago Digital Collections site

Loyola University Chicago History

The Loyola History collections makes records reflecting the historical development of Loyola University Chicago publically accessible. Included in these records are the orignal college library catalog and unpublished university histories.

Loyola University Chicago Photograph Collections

Images documenting the people, places, and events at Loyola Chicago.

 Loyola University Chicago Course Catalogs

Course catalogs and bulletins of St. Ignatius College and Loyola University Chicago from 1870 to 2002. This collection includes catalogs for the Collge of Arts & Sciences, School of Social Work, Stritch School of Medicine, Niehoff School of Nursing, Chicago College of Dental Surgery, School of Business Administration, School of Education, Institute of Pastoral Studies, the Graduate School, etc.

 Loyola University Chicago Commencement Programs

Commencement programs listing graduates, faculty, university administration, and speakers from 1898 to present.

Loyola University Chicago Newsletters

Newsletters from departments, student organizations, and the University as a whole.

Loyola Press Releases

Press releases from approximately 1935 to current. Not all are available online.

Loyola Oral Histories

Oral history interviews of faculty, staff, alumni, and administrators.

Loyola Student Publications

Includes the Loyola News, the Loyola Phoenix, Blackacre, and Broad magazine.

Student Publications on the Internet Archive


The Loyolan, 1924-1986

Echoes, 1957

Dentos, 1912-1993

Towers, 1954-1957

Caduceus, 1916-2008

Scrapbook, 1916

EmDee, 1916 

St. Ignatius Collegian, 1901-1913

The St. Ignatius Collegian was first published in 1901 by the students of St. Ignatius College/Loyola University. It contains information on events at the College as well as literary efforts by the students.

Loyola University Magazine, 1913-1921

In 1913 the St. Ignatius Collegian became the Loyola University Magazine. While still including a chronicle of what was happening at the University, it began to include more literary efforts by the students. The magazine's name was later changed to Loyola Quarterly before becoming Cadence.

Loyola University Chicago Websites

Loyola University Chicago on Archive-It

Archived, searchable webpages from Loyola University Chicago.