Special Collections and Archives


Special Collections and Archives at Washington and Lee University collects, preserves, and makes accessible materials supporting the diverse teaching and research needs of our students, faculty, staff, and the greater community. Educational outreach and curricular support are core values.

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Search the Collections
Find primary source materials and rare books to help your research.

Learn more about the services provided by Special Collections and Archives.

Digital Exhibits
Explore online exhibits that utilize our collections.

Conservation Program
Learn more about how to support the long-term preservation of our collections.

Visit Us
Information about how to find us and our reading room guidelines.