The mission of the Special Collection Department of the Samford University Library is to document The History of the University, The State of Alabama and Its People, and Alabama’s Religious Institutions through the acquisition of historically significant, rare and/or unique materials.
Howard College/Samford University Collection
The mission of the University Archives of Samford University Library is to serve as the collective memory of the university through the ongoing acquisition of material produced for and/or by the university.
Alabama Collection of local, church and family history
The mission of the Alabama Collection is to collect resources documenting the social, family, cultural, and religious history of the state that can be used by researchers.
Alabama Baptist Historical Collection
The mission of the Alabama Baptist Historical Collection is to gather and preserve original church conference minutes, scrapbooks, church histories, organizational minutes, membership records, financial records, and biographical information on pastors.