Lycoming College Archives

Lycoming College Archives

Archives Hours

When classes are in session:

Tuesday - Thursday:

  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Call 570.321.4333 for an appointment
    within these hours for research assistance.

The College Archives maintains a collection of documents and photographs preserving the history of the College, as well as artifacts and unique items such as student and group scrapbooks, a collection of college postcards, departmental honors papers, and historical methods papers. These archival materials follow the history of the school from its earliest incarnation as the Williamsport Academy (1812-1848), through its years as Williamsport Dickinson Seminary (1848-1928), and Williamsport Dickinson Seminary and Junior College (1928-1947) to Lycoming College (1948-present).

The Williamsport Academy Collection (1812-1848)

A small collection containing primarily reproductions with a few original documents of correspondence, deeds, tax records and articles relating to the school.

The Williamsport Dickinson Seminary Collection (1848-1928)

The collection consists of original documents arranged within the following subject areas: academics, accreditation, admissions, alumni, athletics, the Board of Trustees, the Charter, Rev. Benjamin Crever, curriculum, events, facilities, finances, Greek organizations, publications, and student life.

The Williamsport Dickinson Seminary and Junior College Collection (1929-1947)

The collection consists of many original documents arranged within the following subject areas: academics, accreditation, admissions, alumni, athletics, the Board of Trustees, curriculum, enrollment, events, facilities, finances, Greek organizations, organizational structure, Preacher's Aid Society, publications, and student life.

The Lycoming College Collection (1948-present )

The collection consists of original documents arranged by the originating office, department, or program.