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CLS-202: Archaeological Methods : Vertical and Picture Files

A quick guide on how to find and use primary sources at Schaffer Library, Special Collections and Archives for the CLS 202 documentary archaeology project.

Vertical File

The vertical file is a traditional resource that functions as an A-Z subject index of everything Union. This is a great place to find press releases, clippings, publications, articles, and other information on a building or campus feature. A list of the files is available here.

Picture File

The picture file is a similar A-Z index but the folders only contain photographs. A list is available here.