The Hess Archives and Special Collections houses rare and unique materials, including materials on Anabaptist pacifists and conscientious objectors.
Location: Level 1 of the High Library.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm (please call or e-mail in advance)
Archives contain the records of individual people, families, and organizations, and are preserved to document information of continuing value. Archives can contain both published and unpublished materials such as letters, diaries, photographs, architectural plans, audio and visual recordings, and artifacts. Materials can exist in both analog and digital formats.
Archives are closely related to libraries but differ in significant ways: