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Drexel University Archives

Archival image of the Great Hall in Drexel's Main Building.

Mission Statement

Drexel University Archives collects, preserves, and shares the stories of Drexel University.

 

The Archives stewards institutional records and other physical and digital documents of enduring value related to the University’s history. This evidence supports scholarship, teaching, and life-long learning by Drexel faculty, students, staff, alumni/ae, and members of the public.

About the Archives

Researchers may visit the Archives in-person by appointment. For staffed hours of operation for the W. W. Hagerty Library, see the Library Hours page.

Get Involved

You can help preserve Drexel history by donating materials to the Archives, sharing your Drexel experience by recording an oral history, or submitting published papers and research materials to iDEA, Drexel's digital repository. For more information on ways to get involved, visit our 'What We Collect' page.

Contact Information

Drexel University Archives
W. W. Hagerty Library, Lower Level
3300 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.6706
Fax: 215.895.2070
Email: archives@drexel.edu

Archives Blog


CHSTM Fellowship Opportunities Now Available

Submitted by on November 1, 2019 - 3:02PM

Apply today! The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) is now offering fellowships for scholars in the history of science, technology or medicine who would like to conduct research in the collections of its member institutions.

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Drexel Players Collection Sheds Light on History of Theater at Drexel from 1890s to 2000s

Submitted by on October 2, 2019 - 12:23PM

The Drexel University Archives recently processed a collection of materials related to the history of theater at Drexel, called The Drexel Players Collection.

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CHSTM Fellow Selects the College of Medicine’s Legacy Center Archives for Research

Submitted by on September 18, 2019 - 11:23AM

CHSTM recently announced its second round of 2019/2020 research fellows, including one researcher who selected the Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center Archives as one of the collections she will utilize for her work.

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Students Discover Drexel’s Diverse History in University Archives

Submitted by on July 9, 2019 - 12:00AM

Last term, students in Professor Scott Knowles’ course, The History of Drexel University, got some first-hand experience in the Drexel University Archives.

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Q&A with Sabrina Bocanegra, Archival Processor

Submitted by on January 8, 2019 - 9:08AM

Learn more about Sabrina Bocanegra, the archival processor hired to organize the Schramm, Inc. collection of historical company records, which was donated to the Drexel University Archives last summer.

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