Philip Weltner Library. Archives (Oglethorpe University)

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The Archives of the Philip Weltner Library supports the purposes and goals of Oglethorpe University by identifying, collecting, preserving, arranging, describing, and providing access to documents, records, and publications of enduring value relating to the growth and development of the University from its beginnings in Midway, Georgia in 1835 to the present. It further seeks to encourage the preservation of our cultural heritage and to promote an appreciation of the value of archival primary sources in scholarly research.


Strengths:
The collections include manuscripts, records, photographs, University publications, rare books, journals, and artifacts related to the history of the University and its traditions. They range from 19th century records, pamphlets, notebooks, and correspondence dating from the "Old College," to the more substantial materials which document the refounding of the University in Atlanta in 1913 and its development to the present day.
Location:
4484 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone:
+1-404-364-8886

Collections

Name Description
Athletics Photographs Over 200 original photographs that document the athletic history of Oglethorpe University from the 1920s to the present.
Buildings and Grounds Photographs Photographs dating from 1914 to 1939 and documenting the history of buildings on the Oglethorpe University campus.
Campus Life in the 1950s Photographs Over 200 original photographs that document the athletic history of Oglethorpe University from the 1920s to the present.
Oglethorpe University collections in the Internet Archive Campus publications from 1916 to 2010 for Oglethorpe University in Atlanta.
Stormy Petrel Issues from 1993 to 1995 of Oglethorpe University's campus newspaper, The Stormy Petrel.
Yamacraw Athletics Images Over 5200 original photographs that document the athletic history of Oglethorpe University from the 1916 to the present.