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The college archives are located on the lower level of Busse Library. The archives contains materials that document the history of Mount Mercy University.


  • Documentation: minutes, reports and publications that chronicle the day to day operation of the university including those of academic departments, administrative offices, student organizations and auxillary services.
  • Images: photographs, slides, CDs, and composite class pictures dating back to the early days of Mount Mercy Academy, Mount Mercy Junior College, the Mercy School of Nursing, Mount Mercy College, and Mount Mercy University.
  • Scrapbooks: newspaper articles about people and events at Mount Mercy University, dating back to the 1950's.
  • Media: audio-visual-films, videos, DVDs, and recordings of university events.
  • Artifacts: clothing and ephemera that help tell Mount Mercy's story.
  • Rare Books: from the Sisters of Mercy collection.

View the Archives finding aid