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George Sutherland Archives
The mission of the Archives is to "[collect] and [make] available materials that document and reflect the history and development of Utah Valley University and the surrounding communities." The Archives has been collecting local history materials for decades and their collection includes overland diaries, historic photographs, and more. The Archives is located on the third floor of the Library.
America History & Life
This database offers access to many full text articles and indexes many more articles on American history, from Precolumbian times to the early nineteenth century. It currently searches through 1,700 unique journals to cover all topics in American history including social history, military history, minority history, and more.
Mountain West Digital Library
The UVU Library and the George Sutherland Archives have been a partner of the Mountain West Digital Library for years. The MWDL digitizes newspaper articles, historic photographs, and documents and makes them available through their portal. They currently offer digital access to more than 700,000 items.
For questions about researching American history, please contact the Reference Desk at (801) 863-8840. For questions about local history or using the George Sutherland Archives, contact Catherine McIntyre at (801) 863-8821.