Special Collections and Archives

Dissenting opinion

Wright State part of national effort to archive history of student activism and dissent

Wright State is participating in Project STAND, which will create an online clearinghouse of digital and analog papers, manuscripts, diaries, photographs and other content related to student activism and dissent. Continue reading

Propeller prescription

Wright State Archives’ historic 1912 Wright brothers propeller gets a makeover

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives holds a successful fundraising campaign to preserve a 1912 Wright Flyer propeller. Continue reading

Wright State grad Ann Weisgarber to give keynote at annual Public History Symposium

The seventh annual Public History Symposium takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Discovery Room of the Student Union. Continue reading

Wright State’s archives receives one-of-a-kind bust of acclaimed poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar

The bust will be displayed along with exhibits of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s works at Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives during a reception and program on Feb. 21 beginning at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading

A place to shine

Wright State University graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber help create a new home for university’s priceless archives

Wright State graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber are among the first donors to support the campaign to build a new home for Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Historical event

Campaign to create new home for Wright State University Archives and Special Collections off to a strong start

The Discover Your Story campaign will raise funds for a new home for Wright State’s world-renowned Special Collections and Archives and its 1,000 collections. Continue reading

Preserving history

Wright State University launches $6.5 million fundraising campaign to create a new home for priceless archives

Discover Your Story: The Campaign for the Wright State University Archives Center will provide a new home for the university’s world-renowned Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Wright State grad documents history of Cleveland Indians

2010 Wright State grad Jeremy Feador has front-row seat as Cleveland Indians chase history. Continue reading

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Emil Kmetec

Emil Kmetec arrived at Wright State in 1964 to help develop the university’s program and research effort in biological sciences. Continue reading

Mulholland drive

Discover the history of Wright State in new book by recent grad

New book, by alumna Rebekkah Mulholland, features more than 150 historical images and chronicles the history of Wright State. Continue reading