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College Records 

Wofford Clock 

The College Archives houses the College's permanently valuable records. These materials include the minutes of the faculty and Board of Trustees as well as the papers of presidents, faculty members, and records of some college offices. The collection also includes registers, catalogues, and honors theses. 

Copies of several college publications -- the Bohemian, the College's yearbook; the Old Gold and Black newspaper; and the Journal, which is one of the oldest college literary magazines in the South -- are part of the collections, as are a number of portraits, photographs, and sound recordings.  Copies of the alumni magazine are also in the Archives, as are records of athletics teams. 

The Archives also collects other documents which record the history of the College, including books and articles by and about faculty members, students, and alumni.  A vertical file collection contains information about many alumni and faculty members.

The Archives maintains a number of artifacts of importance to the College, such as the first diploma granted by the College, Bibles presented to students at Commencement, the charter of the College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and founder Benjamin Wofford's grandfather clock (pictured at left) and Bible.

Presidential Papers 

Papers of President William M. Wightman
Papers of President Albert M. Shipp
Papers of President James H. Carlisle
Papers of President Henry Nelson Snyder
Papers of President Walter K. Greene
 Papers of President Francis Pendleton Gaines
Papers of President Charles F. Marsh
Papers of President Paul Hardin, III
Papers of President Joab M. Lesesne, Jr.  

Faculty Papers 

 Papers of Frank John Anderson
Papers of James Alburn Chiles
Papers of Walter Edward Hudgins
Papers of Lewis Pinckney Jones (in process)
Papers of Larry Thomas McGehee
Papers of Charles Franklin Nesbitt
Papers of Clarence Clifford Norton
Papers of David Duncan Wallace 

Student Organization Records 

Records of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
Records of Kappa Alpha Order (in process)

Other Manuscripts 

Ben Hill Brown Photographic Collection
James C. Dozier Papers 
Harry L. Harvin Papers
Wellborn Davies Kirkland Papers
Inez Brown Helms Scrapbook

 

Administrative Records 

Records of the Admissions Office
Records of the Office of Alumni and Parents Programs
Records of the Athletics Office
Records of the Business Office
Records of the Communications Office (Press Releases, Wofford Today, Calendars)
Records of the Development Office
Records of the Evaluation-Planning-Communications and Marketing Office
Records of the Financial Aid Office
Records of the Information Technology Office (in process)
Records of the Institutional Self Study
Records of the Sandor Teszler Library
Records of the Physical Plant Department (Buildings and Grounds Files)
Records of the Student Affairs Office (includes files on student organizations)

Other Records 

Records of the Humanities Project, 1973-1978
Records of the South Carolina Orbiring Seminar
Military-ROTC Records
Records of the Wofford College Campus Club, 1931-1992
Records of the Wofford College Faculty Club, 1944-1977
Speakers and Events File (List of speakers and lecture series at Wofford for which the archives has a file)
Y2K Task Force Records