Notre Dame Artifacts Collection
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Notre Dame Artifacts Collection
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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