Donate Collections


Tufts Archival Research Center collects a variety of materials to document the university’s activities and in support of Tufts' teaching and research mission. TARC collects analog and digital formats. For general inquiries about donating to TARC, please contact us at


Please contact us at if you have questions about a potential transfer or donation. We’re happy to discuss the material and coordinate arrangements to receive physical material.


Student Life: TARC collects examples of student life, including documentation of student organizations and events; student publications; scrapbooks and memorabilia related to Tufts; and websites, blogs, and other social media detailing Tufts experiences.

Personal Papers and Manuscript Collections: TARC collects personal papers and collections that fit our general collection policy, generally either by documenting the university’s history or in subject areas that support the university’s teaching and research mission.