The Archives Office holds university records, both administrative and academic, and other types of evidences, written and pictorial, associated with the history of the University. The Special Collections comprise notable holdings of the works of Cardinal Newman and western writer Frank Spearman. These are complemented by rare books and early editions of the Bible, St. Augustine, missals, theology, lives of the saints, devotional treatises as well as the classics, European and American history and literature. The Archives and Special Collections, located on the first floor of the Coe Library, are open Tuesday through Thursday mornings and by appointment.