Special Collections and Archives
Discover our unique research materials that document the diverse human and natural history of the Colorado Plateau and Northern Arizona.
Take a 360° tour of the Katie Lee exhibit at Cline Library
Back in April, 2021 the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced 225 award recipients who will be receiving $24 million in funding this grant cycle. NAU’s Cline Library Special Collections and Archives was honored to be one of those recipients. We will receive $350,000 over a three-year period to digitize 400 rare and aging films; ours and others belonging to our cultural heritage partners, the Hopi Tribe, the Hualapai Tribe, and Diné College on the Navajo Nation. These films…
It all begins with America’s First Annual Transcontinental Footrace organized by the country’s first sports agent, Charles Pyle in 1928 and dubbed the “Bunion Derby” by the press. The race began in…
In the spirit of the summer Olympics and the many runners who have trained here in Flagstaff, we bring you the story that mingles, an ultra-runner before there were ultra-races, America’s Mother Road (Route 66), intrigue, heartbreak, along with some very talented Native American athletes.