Special Collections

James Delgado, in his talk at UA Libraries' Special Collections, said the USS Arizona "Is the story of us, really. It's the story of people rendered exceptional by extraordinary circumstances."
Sept. 14, 2016
"There's something about swimming up to a ship where you know something horrible has happened," said James Delgado, former head of the National Park Service maritime preservation program, in a talk on campus. "I said to myself, 'I'm here. Please allow me to do the best I can to tell your story.'"
Aug. 29, 2016
The Student Union Memorial Center has several ties to the battleship, and the campus will host events this fall to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor
Aug. 15, 2016
Starting with a Special Collections exhibit that opens in two weeks, the UA will host several fall programs to commemorate this year's 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The University has one of the world's largest collections of USS Arizona memorabilia.