The SUA Archives hosts a unique collection of institutional records and other material documenting the rich history of Soka University of America.
Below is a list of just some of the resources we have available. Please click on the links for more information and some samples from our collection. To learn more, please contact us at email@example.com.
Items from the University Archives are displayed on a rotating schedule in the Ikeda Library 4th floor Grand Reading Room and in the Ikeda Library foyer. Archives items are also featured from time to time on the Ikeda Library Facebook page.
Additional items will be listed in the future
SUA 00 - History of Soka Education and SUA Founder
SUA 01 - University History (Buildings & Grounds, and Events)
SUA 02 - University General
SUA 03 - Administration and Finance
SUA 04 - Academic Affairs and Programs
SUA 05 - Student Affairs, Office of the Dean of Students
SUA 06 - Student Organizations and Activities (Non Academic)
SUA 07 - Alumni Organizations and Activities
SUA 08 - Publications of the University, Faculty and Staff
SUA 09 - Publications and Works of Students, Alumni
SUA 10 - Publications Related to the University by Outside
SUA 11 - Lectures and Addresses (transcriptions)
SUA 12 - Videos, Audios and Other Time-Based Medias
SUA 13 - Photographs, photo albums, and visual representations
SUA 14 - Memorabilia
SUA 15 - Art and Special Items
History of Soka Education and SUA Founder, Dr. Daisaku Ikeda
Includes history of Soka Education, as well as speeches and addresses by Dr. Daisaku Ikeda
University History (Buildings, Grounds, and Events)
Includes university planning and construction records, and special events such as opening day, building dedication ceremonies, and anniversaries.
Publications of the University, Faculty, and Staff
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The SUA news article collection includes feature articles about SUA campus construction, university activities, organizational development, and SUA students. Small mentions of SUA in event listings, press releases, or writings by SUA students, faculty, are collected at the file level. In 2008, electronic media mentions were collected and the number of physical items collected was reduced. This record group expects additions. News articles are in English, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Chinese. Publications include local, national, and international news outlets. For SUA press releases, see SUA03-02-002. For SUA student experiences, see SUA09-03.
Lectures and Addresses (transcriptions)
Photographs, photo albums, and visual representations
University Records (restricted)