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College History in Special Collections: Suggested Materials

Special Collections maintains a variety of materials a researcher in the history of Gettysburg College might want to investigate:

Oral History Collection -- Includes a full list of interviews with various professors, alumni, and other college personnel. All transcripts are available in the Special Collections Reading Room.  Some interview transcripts are available online.

Photographs -- Albums, Scrapbooks, and Photo Vertical File

College Archives

  • Consult an archivist about possible Record Groups pertaining to your area of inquiry.

Minutes and Publications

Gettysburgian (1897-2010 available online; Loose issues from 2010 to present)

Spectrum (LD2001. G405) -- Available online from 1892 -- 2009

Alumni Record of Gettysburg College, 1832-1932 (LD2001. G401 1832-1932)

College Histories

A Salutary Influence: Gettysburg College, 1832 - 1985, by Charles Glatfelter (Available online)

Subject Vertical Files

Consult an archivist for assistance with these items.


 Gettysburg College Digital Collections  
A digital archive featuring materials of intellectual and cultural significance to the Gettysburg College Community: Dance Cards, College FilmsHistoric Photographs, Manuscripts, Music, Sheet MusicOral HistoriesArtifacts & Memorabilia, Publications, and Theatre Arts.

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