What is the University “Archives”?
University Archives material contains documents and other items produced by university offices or related to the university. This is a collection of non-current materials such as minutes, publications, self-studies and similar items.
Where is University Archives?
The bulk of the collections are located on the seventh floor. Popular items such as yearbooks, faculty evaluations, course catalogs, and student news-papers are available in the Special Collections room, also on the seventh floor.
Does the University Archives have a Web page?
Yes. You can access further information about University Archives by going to:
How do I get access to items in the Archives?
The materials in the Archives are accessible through the Holdings of the University Archives of the archives homepage (http://www.edinboro.edu/departments/library/archives/frames2.html) or the EUP Archive Digital Reading Room link (http://www.edinboro.edu/departments/library/archives/eupDigital.html). Once you find a reference to material you want to see, you need to contact the Archives’ Office (814-732-2415) to make arrangements.
What are the key content areas?
There are several key content areas.
Documents and other items produced by university offices or related to the university. This is a collection of non-current materials such as minutes, publications, self-studies and so on.
Past student evaluations of faculty are housed in Special Collections and may be seen during open hours. The most recent evaluations can be found in the Reserves section of the library.
Edinboro Digital Initiative, A Cooperative Catalogue
Displays and catalogs from the Edinboro Archives, the Goodell Gardens and Homestead, and the Edinboro Area Historical Society.
Photographs and Slides
Two fine collections of photographs are also a part of the archival collection. These are the Lawrence Kupper Collection and the Russell Wood Collection. Kupper was a turn of the century Edinboro photographer and member of the schools’ Board of Trustees. Russell Wood was a long time employee of Edinboro who photographed the campus in the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Genealogical research material is limited. Some brief information may be found on former students and employees. The sources in this collection do not adequately cover former residents of Edinboro or Erie County
Where can I go for further information?
You may contact the Erie County Historical Society on 419 State St., Erie, PA., 814-454-1813. The Erie County Genealogical Society may also be reached there.
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