Harper College

Harper College Archives

The William Rainey Harper College Archives collects, preserves, exhibits, and provides access to materials of enduring value that document the development, growth and operation of Harper College and the activities of the diverse College community. Please see our current Collection Policy and Mission Statement for more information.

The Archives is working to make many collections digitally available. Examples of these digital items include documents, photographs, videos, student publications, exhibits, and more. Please see the below databases to begin your research.

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The Archives is located in Building F, 3rd Floor, Room 359 within the Library.

The materials in the Harper College Archives are available to administrators, faculty, students, staff, alumni and members of the community by appointment and during the following hours:

Summer 2024 Open Building and Virtual Hours (May 20, 2024-July 19, 2024):

Tuesday-Thursday: 9:30AM-2:30PM

Friday-Monday: CLOSED

Closed: May 27, June 19, July 4, July 20-August 18 (Summer Interim 2024)

The Archives is a non-circulating, closed-stack research collection so archival materials must be used on-site in the Archives reading room.  The Archivist reserves the right to restrict access to records.  Some archival materials are available digitally and may be accessed online.  To make an appointment to visit the Archives, please email archives@harpercollege.edu.

Last Updated: 5/23/24