The University Archives is the official repository for the historical records of all three campuses of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and all of its predecessor bodies. The holdings document the history of Embry-Riddle from its origins in 1926 to the present. These archival collections include corporate records, faculty and staff papers, alumni memorabilia, photographs, audio recordings, video media, and many artifacts including paintings, awards and aviation paraphernalia.

Scholarly Commons hosts a portion of the digitized collection.  Please visit the University Archives website for more content. Image requests and other inquiries can be made through the Contact the University Archives form.

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Browse the University Archives Collections:

#5 British Flying Training School (BFTS)


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Institute Bulletins

ERAU Course Catalogs

Image Galleries


Oral History Collection