Archives are collections of information – known as records. These come in many forms such as: books, letters, reports, minutes, registers, maps, audio visual materials, digital files, and more.
So what does that mean?
The DMU Archives contain the history of Des Moines University as well as Osteopathic Medicine spanning over its 100 years of existence. This collection is open to the public for anyone who wishes to utilize it for research by appointment. These records come in many formats including paper, photographs, DVDs, film, art, and more.