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The Library's Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) serves as the principal location for the historical research collections at California State University, Sacramento. The primary strengths of the collection are post-World War II political, social, and environmental history of the Sacramento region and the history of the California State University, Sacramento, since its founding in 1947. The Department's holdings include printed books, manuscripts, and university archives. Subject collections are comprised of both published and unpublished sources and include the Japanese American Archival Collection (JAAC), the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection of rare books and manuscripts, and the Magnus Hirschfeld Collection of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transexual History. The department holdings include formats such as oral history transcripts, photographs, posters, broadsides, audiovisual materials, microforms, prints, paintings and other ephemera.

The SCUA collections and services support teaching, learning, and research. The Department provides assistance to the academic faculty in the use of primary source materials for teaching. SCUA also offers internships to graduate students seeking opportunities to learn archival methods.