New to Archival Research?

Before your visit, consider reading our guide to Archival Resources. You may also want to view Using Archives: A Guide to Effective Research from the Society of American Archivists.

Handling Materials

Careful handling ensures the long-term preservation of materials so that both current and future researchers can benefit from the rich historical collections housed at UTSA. These one-minute videos demonstrate proper techniques for handling archives, photographs and rare books.

Handling Archival Collections

Handling Photographs

Handling Rare Books