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Search Finding Aids to Locate Primary Resources at Ellender Memorial Library

Welcome to the finding aid database for Nicholls State University. Here you can search or browse guides (finding aids) to special collections housed in Ellender Memorial Library. Materials in these collections include letters, unpublished manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, audiovisual recordings, and more. For information on archival materials relating to Nicholls State University, please visit our University Archives page. Books and other published materials can be found in theĀ library catalog.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I use this Site?

To search all collections, type a keyword into the search bar. The drop down boxes and date fields allow you to further customize your search. Search results can be narrowed by material type, subject, or name by clicking on any of the "Additional filters" appearing to the right of your search results list. Click on any of the tabs at the top of this page to browse holdings by collection, subjects, or names.

What is a finding aid?

Finding aids are detailed inventories of unique collections that provide information about the creation, historical context, and contents of primary source materials.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

For question about our collections or using this site, please call (985) 448-4620 or email emilie.pitre@nicholls.edu. For general department information, such as our hours, mission statement, and additional resources, please visit the Archives and Special Collections homepage.