The Collections

Archives 

The Archives collects paper and electronic records of historical and enduring value to the College. These records contain information about the College’s history, organization, policies, people, and development.

  • Professional and personal papers of faculty, staff, board of trustees, and past presidents
  • Academic and administrative records that help tell the story of the College
  • Minutes, charters, and records of committees and groups (Governance Collection access via Google Drive to anyone with a coa.edu email address)
  • Senior projects
  • Masters theses
  • Student and college publications
  • Maps and architectural drawings of college buildings and grounds
  • Photographs and audio visual recordings of students, faculty, staff, campus, and events

College Archives Finding Aids

This is a link to a Google Drive folder with collection finding aids. These are in process and frequently edited. Please contact the archivist with any questions or to view materials.  

 

Special Collections

The Special Collections contains rare books and materials of unique value supporting the core teaching and research interests of the College.

  • Rare Books
  • William H. Drury Jr. Collection
  • Whitney Fair Acres Collection, 1920-1965
  • COA Authors Collection