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Lycoming College Archives

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Archives Hours for Fall Semester 2020:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Lycoming College Archives is closed to the public until further notice. Research and reference assistance is still available by contacting the archives technician via email or phone. Faculty and students can access the archives by appointment only. Appointments can be made by individuals or small groups and classes. Please contact the archives technician to schedule an appointment. Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Archives Technician is available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*Days and hours are subject to change. Please check the calendar below:

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Contact Sean Baker, Archives Technician at 570.321.4333 or email bakers@lycoming.edu with any questions.

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.