Book artist visits Wesleyan

On October 24, noted book artist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. visited Wesleyan University for a Friends of the Wesleyan Library event. He gave a talk titled, “Put the Message in the hands of the people and move on: a TIRADE by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.” Kennedy’s provocative, powerful, and humorous lecture touched on his career … Read more

Class Albums

In the 19th century, many students at Wesleyan made class albums. These were like yearbooks, but entirely comprised of photographs. Each student would choose the images of classmates, faculty, campus buildings, and Middletown scenes of their liking. This image of the class of 1886 is only one image of thousands in our over 150 album … Read more

Welcome to the Special Collections & Archives Blog

We have started this blog to provide news and information about the archival and rare book collections at Wesleyan University. This site will keep you updated on events, exhibits, and new acquisitions, as well as glimpses of some of our holdings. Welcome to SC&A!