Popular Collections

Highlighted below are some of the Archive’s popular collections.


  • Athletics: team photos, player head shots, and action photos
  • People: Student, faculty, and staff portraits
  • Places: Campus buildings, grounds, and facilities
  • Events: Theatre, dances, protests, graduation, and more!
  • 19th century photographs: carte-de-visites, cabinet cards, tintypes, and even an ambrotype!

Search the Photograph Collection.


The College Archives seeks to save copies of all college publications. Some of the most popular items are:

  • Academic catalogues
  • Alumni magazines
  • Student newspapers
  • Yearbooks
  • Literary magazines

Many of these items can be found in the Publications Collection on the college’s digital archive.


Athletics materials in the College Archives date back to the 1890’s when the college joined the M.I.A.A. Items in the collection include:

  • Rosters
  • End-of-season reports
  • Quarterly sports guides
  • Photographs

Search the Athletics Collection on the college’s digital archive.


The Archives holds a collection of historical objects related to:

  • Athletics (Uniforms, letterman’s sweaters, sports paraphernalia)
  • Student organizations (Buttons, pins, pledge paddles, t-shirts)
  • Campus buildings (Architectural objects and mementos)

Baptist Collection

This collection consists mainly of 19th century correspondence, reports, and ledgers related to Baptist leaders at the college and throughout the state. Read more about the Baptist Collection.

Biographical Files

The Biographical Files collection includes information about faculty, staff, students, alumni, and guest speakers such as:

  • Newspaper clippings
  • Press releases
  • Correspondence
  • Written works

Only some of the Biographical Files are available on the college’s digital archive but questions regarding specific individuals can be addressed by contacting the College Archivist.