To search the archives content before you visit, look at our finding aid database for more information on all these records.
Administrative records provide information about how Carthage operates. Records from major offices include the Office of the President, Provost’s Office, Office of the Registrar and others. Some of these records may be restricted. Our collections also contain official publications produced by Carthage.
Academic life is documented through selected papers and theses that provide information about the changing nature of teaching and the curriculum at Carthage. Official catalogs document the content of the curriculum offered by Carthage. Faculty papers provide information about their research interests and course development. Records of departmental clubs document extracurricular academic activities of students.
Biographical records provide information about alumni, faculty and staff. These files often contain photographs as well as letters, newspaper clippings, and other biographical materials.
Letters, journals, and scrapbooks provide a personal glimpse into the world of past Carthage students. Programs, photographs, and records of athletic, musical, dramatic, and arts events, as well as records of political and social groups on campus, are resources for learning about many of the extracurricular activities of Carthage students. Student Government records document student governance on campus. Yearbooks, newspapers, and other student publications highlight literary and artistic creativity as well as documenting student life at Carthage.
Buildings and Grounds
Photographs, architectural and landscape drawings, and other records assist researchers interested in documenting the growth of Carthage’s various campuses, the construction and demolition of buildings, and the activities that took place in these buildings.
Audio & Visual Media
Audio-visual materials are another way to explore the rich history of Carthage. There are photographs, slides, professional and amateur films, tape recordings, LP records, CDs, videotapes, and DVDs available in the Staubitz Archives.