Archives and Special Collections Holdings
What do we have?
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The Meadville Lombard Archives and Special Collections houses the records of Meadville Lombard Theological School. The Archives and Special Collections are also responsible for the safekeeping of materials of historical and cultural significance to liberal religion, Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism. Our collections mainly consisst of primary material, including digital documents, correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, sermons, organizational records, photographs, audio-visual records, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera.

Our collections are divided into four large categories:

  • Papers contain documents created by an individual or family,
  • Records contain documents created by a corporate body,
  • Collections contain documents gathered around specific theme or event, and the
  • Meadville Lombard Records contains documents created by Meadville Theological School, Lombard College, and Meadville Lombard Theological School.

Processed collections will include links to finding aids. Unprocessed collections are still accessible. Please contact our archivist for more information.

Finding Aids
Digitized Collections
Personal Papers
Organizational Records
Thematic and Topical Collections
Meadville Lombard Records