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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


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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Century-Old Drilling Equipment Firm Donates Historical Records to Drexel University Archives

Submitted by on October 11, 2018 - 1:51PM

The Drexel University Archives received a donation from Schramm, Inc., a local drilling equipment manufacturer, to store and maintain the company’s historical records.

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Join the Drexel Archives for Two Archives Month Philly Events this October

Submitted by on September 25, 2018 - 1:27PM

This October, celebrate American Archives Month with the Drexel University Archives and Archives Month Philly!

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Q&A with Sarah Newhouse, Drexel Libraries’ First Digital Archivist

Submitted by on July 3, 2018 - 1:26PM

Learn more about the Libraries' new Digital Archivist, Sarah Newhouse, and her plans for the management of Drexel's digital assets as she takes on this exciting new role. 

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