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History of Southern Methodist University: Overview

Finding information about the history of Southern Methodist University

Finding information about the history of Southern Methodist University is like a giant scavenger hunt. Often you will have to go to multiple sources. Some sources are online, like the Daily Campus or the Rotunda. Other sources, like Faculty or Student Senate minutes, presidential speeches or correspondence, can only be found by visiting the SMU Archives in the DeGolyer Library. Information about the Perkins School of Theology can be found in Bridwell Library. Other materials can be found in books that are in Fondren Library, Bridwell Library, Underwood Library, or a combination of those. So jump in. Don't be afraid to explore!

The types of materials that you can find that document the history of SMU are varied

University Archivist

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Joan Gosnell
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