Special Collections maintains the archive of theses written by candidates for the Masters degree at Western since 1947 when the institution was first authorized to grant the degree.
Archival copies of theses may not be checked out. Additional copies of theses may be found in the Libraries' circulating collection.
Recordings of graduate music recitals presented for the Masters degree are housed inthe Music Library.
Beginning in Fall 2009, the Graduate School and Western Libraries moved to a digital thesis model. Since Winter term, 2010 all Western Theses are filed electronically.