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Special Collections

Need historical statistics on Louisiana? Looking for population data for Acadiana? Searching for family history? Interested in the works of award-winning author Ernest J. Gaines?

Special Collections Services of Edith Garland Dupré Library encompasses the following:

For more information on the different sections of Special Collections and their services, please view the UL Lafayette Special Collections Research Guide.


View Dupré Library's Special Collections Policy for information on collection development.

For information on digitization, see Dupré Library's Digitization and Photoduplication Policy.

Find the Jefferson Caffery Reading Room Hours and Patron Policy.

Citations and References

For guidance on citations and references to archival materials, please view the Special Collections Reference Citations Research Guide.

Interested in Donating to the Archives?

Complete the University's Deed of Gift Form (PDF).


Special Collections
Edith Garland Dupré Library
400 E St Mary Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
Room 314
(337) 482-6031


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