The Salmon Library will reopen to faculty, staff, and students on August 17, 2020. Archives and Special Collections will also reopen to in person visits by appointment only Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. To make an appointment, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 256-824-6523. We will also continue to be available for chat reference and email during our regular business hours: 9 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday. Please use our online chat button located on the left of this page. You may also email us individually at the addresses found on the left bar of each page. Click on the About Us Tab to the left to learn more about how to contact us and for directions to our facility. You can also find us on social media!
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: