The archives—not a dark, dusty room tucked away in a corner—are an important part of the pedagogy and legacy of Hampshire College. Access is available to everyone.
- Collections are described in online finding aids
- Division IIIs are available online in the digital archive
- Select collections have been digitized and are available online in a digital archive
- Unique materials with a more artistic focus are cataloged and available in the Museums 10 database
- The Living Dance: The Barbara Mettler Collection features selections from the Barbara Mettler Papers
- Robert W. Lisle Collection of photographic materials
About the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections
The mission of the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections is to preserve and make accessible the records of Hampshire College as well as the creative and scholarly output of its students and faculty. In The Making of a College, by Franklin Patterson and Charles R. Longsworth, the authors refer to the library as the "educative aorta of the College." The Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections is an important part of the heart of the College, providing access to institutional heritage.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to use the collections.