What are the Archives and Special Collections?
The University Archives contains records of the university. The Special Collections contain materials that originated outside the university.
To find out more about what's in the Archives and Special Collections, visit the website.
Some materials are available online. These include:
- Digital Commons - the university's scholarly repository
- Note the Archives and Special Collections materials:
- Yearbooks - available through the Internet Archive
For background information about Newport architecture, start with Yarnall, James L. Newport Through Its Architecture: A History of Styles from Postmedieval to Postmodern. Newport, RI: Salve Regina University Press, 2005.
For background information about Newport history, start with Stensrud, Rockwell. Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969. Newport, RI: Redwood Library & Athenaeum, 2006.
The McKillop Library has partnered with the Newport Historical Society to digitize Newport History, the journal of the Society. As it is digitized, each issue is available in PDF format here.