Special Collections Reading Room
Musselman Library, 4th Floor
All research visits are by appointment only
We have 6 research tables available for booking during our research hours
Mon, Thurs, Fri : 1 - 5 PM
Tues, Wed : 1 - 5 and 6 - 9 PM
Students, faculty, and staff can schedule research appointments using
Special Collections maintains a variety of materials a researcher in Local History might want to investigate:
Manuscript Collections pertaining to Local History
The Oral History Collection includes interviews pertaining to Local History:
Consult an archivist for assistance with these items.
The Gettysburg Postcard Collection presents vintage postcards depicting views of the Gettysburg College and Gettysburg Seminary campuses as well as images of the town and Battlefield.
Historic Gettysburg College
A digital archive featuring materials of intellectual and cultural significance to the Gettysburg College Community: Historic Photographs, Manuscripts, Artifacts & Memorabilia and Publications.
Gettysburg Sanborn Maps
A collection of the the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Gettysburg in 1924. The map is divided into 17 numbered sheets. The collection is missing map sheet 14.
This function will allow you to search within LibGuides, Manuscript Collections, Finding Aids, and Databases. To search the library's catalog, use MUSCAT Plus.
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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.