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UNI Bulletin and Catalogs

Identifier: 02/00/03

Scope and Contents

This collection contains UNI catalogs and bulletins dating from 1876 to 2010. The catalogs and bulletins typically contain that academic year's schedule of classes, general campus information, etc. Earlier catalogs contain information about housing, campus etiquette, rules, and expectations, and essays.

Some of the catalogs and bulletins have been digitized as PDFs and are available online. The collection also includes the Academic Catalog web archive, which provies information about UNI's fees, policies, and curriculum. The archived website features the current academic year's catalog, with links to its contents.


  • 1876-2010


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

General Use, Reproduction, and Copyright Policies

Many items housed in the Rod Library Special Collections & University Archives, including unpublished images and manuscripts, may be protected by copyright, publication rights, trademarks, or model release rights which the library does not own and for which the library cannot grant permission or licensing. Materials currently under copyright are usually still available for research and limited reproduction under Fair Use laws. However, it is the sole responsibility of the patron to determine whether or not their use of a given material falls within Fair Use guidelines and to obtain permission for said use from the rightful copyright owner. If you are unsure where to begin, please consult the Copyright LibGuide. Please note that it is not the library's responsibility to locate or contact copyright holders for a patron, and neither the library nor library employees are responsible for copyright violations of the materials to which they facilitate research access.

Please see our full General Use and Service Policies for more information.

Sensitive Materials Statement

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code ยง 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.


26.68 Linear Feet (55 boxes)

Existence and Location of Copies

Some catalogs and bulletins have been digitized and are available online in ScholarWorks.

Processing Information

Online finding aid added by Library Associate Dave Hoing on October 11, 2016. Linear Feet updated August 8, 2017. Updated by Library Assistant Joy Lynn on October 11, 2017. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017 and February 2018. Inventory updated by Student Library Assistant Katie Currier, November 2021.

  • SC&UA weeded duplicates from the collection and retained two of each copy in June 2023.
UNI Bulletin and Catalogs
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository