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Muhlenberg College Collection

Identifier: M.C.-MSS-001

Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection were generated by Muhlenberg College and its affiliated individuals and organizations [those of students, faculty, staff, administration, and community affiliates]. The items were both collected intentionally at the time of creation or were given to the archives after the fact by alumni, College offices, retiring faculty members, members of the local community, etc. A few items were purchased intentionally.

Each series contains a variety of formats: programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, catalogs, monographs and periodicals, and more. For photographs, scrapbooks, and audio/visual materials, please contact the archives.

The collection is arranged as follows:

Series A: Charters, statutes, and bylaws

Series B: Trustees

Series C: Office of the President

Series D: Administrative offices

Series E: History of Muhlenberg College

Series F: Open

Series G: Symposia/seminars/workshops

Series H: Centers and institutes

Series I: Guest speakers and entertainers

Series J: Curriculum/catalogs

Series K: Continuing and graduate education

Series L: Event programs

Series M: Faculty publications

Series N: Faculty and staff

Series O: Inter-collegiate athletics

Series P: Community engagement

Series Q: Student publications and scholarship

Series R: Student organizations

Series S: Student activities

Series T: Alumni

Series U: Student prizes and awards

Series V: Diversity initiatives

Series W: College campus and buildings

Series X: College initiatives

Series Y: Open

Series Z: Associate organizations

[Series] Artifacts and memorabilia


  • 1848 - Present

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research; with only a few very limited restrictions; access by appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for most of the collection is held by Muhlenberg College, which makes these materials freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License. Works authored by individuals remain under copyright dependent on date of creation. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy any claims of copyright before making use of reproductions beyond the conditions of fair use, as described by the United States Copyright Law. Contact Trexler Library archives staff for additional information.


50 Linear Feet (The bulk of the printed material (previously the vertical files) is contained in flip-top document cases. Textiles, memorabilia, and other realia is stored in appropriate lidded boxes.)

Muhlenberg College Collection
Gail Wotring and Susan Falciani Maldonado
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Repository Details

Part of the College Archives (Muhlenberg College Collection) Repository

Trexler Library
Muhlenberg College
2400 Chew Street
Allentown PA 18104 United States