The University Archives is the memory center for Denison’s history. The Archives holds photographs, papers, letters, student scrapbooks, departmental files, faculty research, and more. These items collectively tell the story of Denison’s past in order to help inform its present and future.
The Library’s Special Collections hold a variety of rare, collectible, unusual, and fragile books. It includes medieval manuscripts, artists books, limited edition classics, sheet music, Bibles, and more.
The Denisoniana collection contains books written about and published by Denison University, its faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
Finding info in the Archives & Special Collections can feel daunting as a researcher. Here are some ways that you can start your research:
The Denison University Archives & Special Collections is charged with maintaining the historical records of the college to tell the story of the institution and its community. As such, we maintain records and descriptions of items that may be harmful or difficult to view.
Some examples of items that may be harmful include:
How is the Archives working to address this problem?
We welcome further discussion about these aspects of Denison’s history in an effort to learn from our past, rather than hide from it. Feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
Denison Libraries, 100 W College, Granville, Ohio 43023 Phone: 740-587-6235, email: firstname.lastname@example.org In order to view PDF documents, you will need to have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer