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Marriott Collections

Special Collections

About the Archives

The main Special Collections page, where you can learn about the archives, contact us with questions, or make an appointment to visit the reading room

Book Arts Program

A fully equipped book arts studio; bookbinders, printers, and book artists utilize type, letterpress, photo engravings and bookbinding equipment as they combine traditional techniques with modern aesthetics and technology.


Home to more than 1600 unpublished historical collections of the University of Utah.


Photographs, moving images, digital archives, and sounds that document the history of Utah and the West


Preservation is responsible for the care of books, documents, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and a variety of three-dimensional objects belonging to the J. Willard Marriott and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Libraries.

Rare Books

More than 80,000 books, maps, ephemera, and realia documenting the record of human communication from clay tablet to artists' book.

Red Butte Press

Honoring and extending the traditions of fine press printing, producing finely crafted, limited editions.

Ski & Snow Sports Archives

The most comprehensive collections in the entire country for research into the history and development of Utah's prospering winter sports industry.

University Archives Records Management

Over 500 fully processed primary archival collections preserving the institutional history of the University of Utah available for institutional and public patron use, supplemented by hard-copy and online finding aids.

University of Utah Web Archive

Providing a permanent home for some of the most transitory digital information available, web sites.