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Millersville University Archives & Special Collections

Millersville University Archives and Special Collections is an instructional and research resource for the Millersville University community and the public. We collect, preserve, and make available a large collection of photos, historical records, memorabilia, rare books, and other documents relating to the University, Lancaster County, and beyond.

Archives & Special Collections will be closed Thursday, July 4th, 2024. 

Students in graduation gowns standing around with family and friends

Students at graduation, circa 1975

Sepia-tone photograph of the Science and Industrial Arts building, featuring a central tower of red-brick construction with two wings to either side

Science and Industrial Arts building, circa 1940

Hand-colored etched lithograph of Le Cascade by Vernet

Hand-colored etched lithograph of Le Cascade by Vernet, Julius Wallach Imprint Collection (MS 152)

Members of the Class of 1889 in formal clothing, posed in front of a white memorial obelisk

Class of 1889 at the Soldiers Memorial

Student posing with family for graduation

Student posing with family for graduation, 1999

Old library reading room from above with students studying at tables

Old library reading room, 1942

Beige cover of a book with an image of a large-headed man with bloody hands

Cover for the parody children's book Swollen Headed William, 1914

Brick building in a clearing

MSNS Gymnasium, 1891

Young children stand in front of a classroom holding a large banner

Laboratory School class, 1942

Students with candles in the night, during a candle-lighting ceremony

Candle Lighting Ceremony, 2012

Students playing billiards on tables in a room with a large stain glass window in the background

Students playing pool in the Biemesderfer Executive Center, circa 1970

Sepia-tone photograph of a student using an audio playback device, with a vinyl record player behind them

Library Listening Room in the Old Library (now Biemesderfer Executive Center), 1962

A dirt road with views on the one side of Millersville's campus, and a few individuals standing near the street

West Frederick Street, Millersville, PA, 1892

A number of students crowd around a small table in a dorm room

Students in dorm room, 1911

A conference room with stain glass windows in the background

Biemesderfer Executive Center, 2000

Two students in dresses huddle in a snowbank with a snowball in hand

Students in Snowball Fight


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