Special Collections and Archives collects, organizes, preserves, and makes accessible materials of enduring value that support the research strengths of the university. The University Archives houses materials which document the history of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Special Collections focus on the following areas: the history of aerospace, flight, and space, science fiction literature, local and regional politics, and the history and culture of Alabama’s Tennessee River Valley. Special Collections seeks to be one of the nation’s preeminent locations for space history research.
Our collection contains:
Location: Lower Level, Central Tower
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 - Noon or by appointment. Visiting researchers are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the faculty and staff of Special Collections and Archives.
Faculty and Staff:
Reagan Grimsley, Head of Special Collections and Archives
Drew Adan, Archivist, Lecturer
David Hanning, Archival Assistant
Special Collections Graduate Research Assistant, Vacant
Mark Potter, Special Collections Student Assistant
Consult the Library Directory for contact information.