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Guide to the Art sources found in Special Collections, including the Asian Art collection.


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Asian Art
A digital archive showcasing half of the College's 2,000-item collection of Asian art, which includes ceramics, jewelry, jade, and other artifacts.

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Art in Special Collections: Suggested Materials for Research

Special Collections maintains a variety of materials a researcher in Art might want to investigate.

Art in Special Collections includes:

Select Manuscript Collections pertaining to Art and Artists

Browse Subject Vertical Files

Literary Magazines:

  • Gettysburg Review (1962-present)
  • Mercury (1894-present)

Consult an archivist for assistance with these items.

Locating Items

Published Materials:


  • Special Collections stacks are closed. To acquire an item, make a request at the reference desk in the Special Collections Reading Room.
  • Some materials may be found in the main stacks and can circulate.

Non-published Materials:

Include photographs, maps, ephemera, and manuscripts housed in Special Collections.

These items do not circulate and are available only in Special Collections.

Consult an archivist for assistance with non-published materials.

Subject Guide

Catherine Perry
(717) 337-7002 / (717) 337-7046
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Special Collections

Musselman Library

Fourth Floor

Gettysburg College Box 420

Gettysburg, PA 17325


Reading Room Hours:

When Classes are in session

M, Th, F : 1 - 5 PM
T, W : 1 - 5  and 6 - 9 PM

Summer Hours

By appointment only

 Special Collections Rules of Use

Musselman Library
Campus Box 420
300 North Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325