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Special Collections and Archives: Manuscript Collections

Manuscript Collections

There are presently over 300 separate manuscript collections deemed of high research value pertaining to the history of Pocatello, southeast Idaho, the Intermountain West, and the U. S. westward expansion dating from the early 19th century through the present. The collection includes over 2,300 maps and architectural drawings focused on the Intermountain West; over one million photographic prints and negatives; and records, scrapbooks, ephemera, correspondence, personal papers, business records, oral histories, sound recordings, microfilm, aerial photographs, newspapers, drawings, and yearbooks. Collections are available to ISU staff, faculty, and students, as well as the general public and researchers from anywhere in the world. Research assistance can be done either in-person, or remotely.

Special Collections and Archives is open Monday - Friday, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (MT); we are closed evenings and weekends; all other times are by appointment only. To contact us with your research request, please either call (208) 282-3249 or email us at isuarchs@isu.eduPlease check the online calendar for our most up-to-date hours. 

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