Gathering Policy


Photographs and printed items will be scanned and the originals returned to the donor.

  • Posters
  • Advertisements
  • Diplomas

  • Events
  • People
  • Buildings
  • Groundbreakings
  • Business-related documents:
  • Correspondence
  • Memoranda
  • Newsletters
  • Course plans
  • Syllabi
  • Artifacts

    Artifacts will be accepted as loans and returned to owners at an agreed-upon time.
  • T-Shirts
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Anything that may have been purchased or given away by the University
  • Process for Submission

    All memorabilia will be reviewed by a committee to determine their appropriateness for the collections. Items are not limited to those listed above.

    Items submitted to the University will be scanned and the originals returned to the owner.

    Bring or mail your items to the Special Collections Department located on the third floor of McDermott Library, or contact Special Collections to make arrangements to have your items retrieved.

    Call the McDermott Library at 972-883-4951 if you have any questions.

    Mailing address:

    The University of Texas at Dallas
    McDermott Library
    Special Collections Department, MC 33
    800 West Campbell Road
    Richardson, Texas 75080-3021
    Attn: 40th Anniversary Committee