User Information

Before you visit the HSU Archives, please make an appointment with the University Archivist and develop a clear idea of what you are looking for or wish to see.    

When you visit the HSU Archives for the first time, a user must complete and sign an User Registration Form. A current photo ID is required. 

 During your visit to the HSU Archives:  

  • Patrons must sign themselves in and out. 
  • Archival material must be signed in and out. 
  • Notify Archivist of changes in registration information.  
  • Use only a limited amount of material at one time.  Researchers may be required to return materials before additional materials are released to them.  
  • Handle all material with great care; researchers who mishandle material may be denied access to holdings. 
  • Do not alter the existing order of material under any circumstances.  Keep papers neatly stacked within folders. 
  • Archival materials do not circulate and the Archives stacks are not open to researchers.  
  • The use of pens is prohibited.