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Notre Dame Artifacts Collection

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Scope and Contents

Artifacts collected by the archives bearing the name or logo of Notre Dame; artifacts owned by or presented to Notre Dame students, faculty, staff, or alumni; artifacts saved from demolished Notre Dame buildings; artifacts used in Notre Dame ceremonies or activities; including but not limited to such items as academic caps, gowns, and hoods; banners, beanies, belt buckles, binders, biscuit bags, bottles, bracelets, bricks, busts, buttons; calendars, cancelling machines, caps, certificates, chains, chalices, charms, Christmas ornaments, commencement robes, compacts, crucifixes, cups; decals, doors, doorway trim, drivers' licenses; fire-hose cabinets, flags, folders, grotto stones, handkerchiefs, helmets, holy water bottles, iceskates, jewelry, jugs, keychains, letter openers; matches, medallions, medals, membership cards, memorabilia, MIA bracelets, models of buildings, mounted maps, mugs, murals, museum cases; pads, paintings, paperweights, patches, pediments, pencil holders, pennants, pens, pins, plaques, plates, pocket knives, porch railings and column bases, purses; ribbons, seals, shields, shirts, souvenirs, statues, steins, stickers, stuffed animals, sundails, sweaters; t-shirts, tarps, tobacco premiums, typewriters, wallets, watches, windows sashes, and windows.


  • Creation: 1841-[ongoing].

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Conditions Governing Access

Access to university records in any format (paper, digital, photographic, or audiovisual) is governed by state and federal laws, University of Notre Dame policy, and the University of Notre Dame Archives Access Guidelines and is subject to review under the supervision of the Head of the University Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or publicly disseminate reproductions of any material obtained from the University Archives must be secured from the University Archives and any additional copyright owners prior to such use. Please see Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use of Material for additional information.

Biographical / Historical

The Archives of the University of Notre Dame receives donations of miscellaneous artifacts related to the university from many sources inside and outside campus -- staff, students, alumni, sports fans.


93 boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Various sources.

Legal Status


Notre Dame Artifacts Collection
University of Notre Dame Archives
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448