Loyola University Chicago

University Archives & Special Collections

Loyola Collections

All Loyola University Chicago Archives & Special Collections digital collections are now available through Loyola University Chicago Digital Collections , the Loyola University Chicago Archives & Special Collections page on the Internet Library, or the Loyola University Chicago Archives & Special Collections page on eCommons. 



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 Included in these records are the orignal college library catalog and unpublished university histories.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 Collection

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.


Stritch School of Medicine Annual Award Dinner Programs

Programs from the Annual Award Dinner held by the Stritch School of Medicine. Starting in 1950, these programs include information on Stritch Medal and Sword of Loyola awardees.


Loyola News/Loyola Phoenix

Loyola's student newspaper was established in 1924. It ran under the name the Loyola News until 1969. The name was changed to the Loyola Phoenix in 1970.



Blackacre was the student newspaper of the Loyola School of Law from 1967 through 2000. It covered events at the school as well as significant legal events in Illinois and the United States.



The Loyolan, 1924-1986; Echoes, 1957; Dentos, 1912-1993; Towers, 1954-1957; Caduceus, 1916-2008; Scrapbook, 1916; and EmDee, 1916 are available online through the Internet Archive.

Rome Center yearbooks are available online through eCommons.


Student Publications

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 Website

Loyola University Chicago on Archive-It

Archived, searchable webpages from Loyola University Chicago.