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Archives & Manuscripts Department: Archives Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of Southern University and A&M College, Archives and Manuscripts Department is to serve as the final repository for all the historical records of Southern University and A&M College.

  • Manage information resources created by or about the University in support of administration, teaching, research and service.
  • Assist the University in the overall aspects of appraising and managing records through their life cycle.
  • Collects, organizes, and preserves records of enduring value in all formats created by administrators, faculty, students and alumni.
  • Supports research and teaching by making available and encouraging the use of its collections by the Southern University community and the public.
  • Provides information services which support University administrators in performance of their duties; and promotes knowledge and understanding of the history, programs, and goals of Southern University and A&M College.