Special Collections and Archives holds nearly 350 manuscript collections of letters, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and other primary source material that documents many aspects of Idaho history, particularly the Boise and Treasure Valley Region. Research topics include politics, environment, Basque culture, religion, filmmaking, literature, performing arts, art, ethnicity, gender, geosciences, and many others.
Search finding aids/collection inventories for people, topics, and organizations.
Select online collections of photographs, documents, scrapbooks, and diaries available at digital.boisestate.edu and digitalcollections.boisestate.edu.
The following collections have inventories that allow for keyword searching and data export:
Cecil Andrus Papers
Frank Church Papers
Idaho Statesman Negatives
Ted Trueblood Papers