Gettysburg College Special Collections collects, houses, and preserves rare books, manuscripts, maps, art works, sound recordings, photographs, and other unique primary source materials which support selected instructional programs. Special Collections is also home to the College Archives and, therefore, acquires, preserves, and makes available records of enduring value which document College activities, functions, decisions, policies and programs. The purpose of these digital collections is to offer local, national, and worldwide users online access to a wide range of resources that are either owned, held, or licensed by the college.
The digital collections presented on the Gettysburg College Web site are owned, held, or licensed by Gettysburg College and are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership of the materials is properly cited. Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission of the Musselman Library Special Collections of Gettysburg College, is strictly prohibited. If you need additional information about copyright and use of a specific digital collection created at Gettysburg College, please refer to the specific Web site of that digital collection.