Coe College Archives

Coe bookstore 1950s

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The George T. Henry College Archives include a reading room and a climate- controlled vault located on the lower level of Stewart Memorial Library.

The Archives house and preserve the institutional records of Coe College. Principal donors have been administrators, faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Our larger alumni collections include the photographs of college photographer George T. Henry '49 whose work is a pictorial history of the college since 1948. The papers of world renowned journalist, broadcaster, and author William L. Shirer '25, and Iowa poet and co-founder of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, Paul Engle '31.

The archives encourages the use of its collections in the classroom and in academic research. Collection are open to students, staff, alumni, researchers, and the public during open hours and by appointment.

Coe College Newspaper (Cosmos) 1890-2008 (Creating a free account allows for easier searching. All you need is an email address)

The First 100 Years (from the Coe Writing Center)

Bibliophile (library newsletter)

History of Coe College

History of Coe College 1851-1951 (student thesis)

Western Leander Clark College, a brief history

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