Reading Room Hours

When Classes are in session:
M, Th, F : 1 - 5 PM
T, W : 1 - 5 and 6 - 9 PM
Other times by appointment

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Special Collections

Musselman Library
Fourth Floor
Gettysburg College Box 420
Gettysburg, PA 17325

717-337-7002 ~ Director
717-337-7006 ~ Archivist
717-337-7014 ~ General Inquiries


Processed Manuscripts are stored in Special Collection's closed stacks. Request individual files by number at the Reference Desk in our Reading Room.

Manuscript Collections
Full descriptive inventories for large collections of personal papers, faculty papers, and student organizations. Paper copies are on file in our Reading Room.

Vertical File Manuscripts
An alphabetical list of single folder mansucript collections ranging from one page to 50 pages.

Civil War Vertical File Manuscripts
An alphabetical list of smaller manuscript collections pertaining to the Civil War. See the Civil War subject guide for more Civil War materials.

Miscellaneous Volumes
A listing of bound manuscripts that deal almost exclusively with the history of Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College.

See also: Subject Guides - All VFMs, manuscripts, collections, and volumes sorted into categories including Art, Gettysburg College Documents, History, Military/War, and more. Subject Guides also include unprocessed collections and non-manuscript materials. Ask the archivist on duty for information regarding the availability of these materials.