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Robert T. Ramsay, Jr. Archival Center at Wabash College

Ramsay T. Ramsay, Jr. Archival Center at Wabash College, including the Wabash College Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections

The Robert T. Ramsay, Jr. Archival Center provides resources for the preservation of and access to Wabash College records in addition to related materials that document Wabash's history and special collections. The primary purpose of the Ramsay Archival Center is to serve the archival needs of Wabash College and support faculty and student research and instruction.

Contact

For reference questions, inquiries about department holdings, or scheduling a research visit, please email:

archives@wabash.edu

Hours & Services

Hours are 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday thru Friday during the academic year. 

Appointments are preferred as staff can prepare materials prior to a patron's research visit.

Hours may differ depending on limited staffing and in-person and virtual meetings. 

Services & Staff

Researchers are welcome to use the Archives in person or may request information via email or phone. Because of limited staffing, we do not conduct extensive research for users but do assist researchers to identify and access appropriate sources for their research.

Department holdings do not circulate. A photocopier is available for public use in the Reading Room with minimal charges, and scans may be requested by patrons.

“There is…a poetic quality about such a college. Its poetry is in its past.”

-President Byron Trippet in his inaugural address of October 13, 1956

1876 Wabash College Baccalaureate Pamphlet

1876 Wabash College Baccalaureate Pamphlet

1920s Wabash College Commencement Photograph in front of South Hall (demolished)

1920s Wabash College Commencement Photograph in front of South Hall (demolished)

Circa 1969 Photograph of the Wabash College Sign (Corner of Wabash and Grant Avenues) after a Campus Strike of the Vietnam War

Circa 1969 Photograph of the Wabash College Sign (Corner of Wabash and Grant Avenues) after a Campus Strike of the Vietnam War

Wabash College Students During Campus Sing, Unknown Date

Wabash College Students During Campus Sing, Unknown Date

1932 Wabash College Centennial Program Pamphlet

1932 Wabash College Centennial Program Pamphlet

Mass of Wabash College Students on the Steps of Pioneer Chapel During Campus Sing, Unknown Date

Mass of Wabash College Students on the Steps of Pioneer Chapel During Campus Sing, Unknown Date

Popular Collections and Resources

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