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Library Services Bulletin

Library Services Bulletin
The College and Methodist archives were both relocated to off-site storage in 2018 to facilitate the renovation of the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library. These materials were to be returned to the library in summer 2020, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has delayed this work. We continue to have limited access to these collections, but will attempt to assist patrons remotely when possible. Please e-mail requests to

About the Archives

The West Virginia Wesleyan College Archives is primarily responsible for collecting, preserving, arranging, describing, and making accessible approximately 900 linear feet of historical material related to the operation of West Virginia Wesleyan College from its original inception (1880s) and founding (1890) to the present day. 

Such items include (but are not limited to)

  • student records (academic and co-curricular),
  • department-specific and individual faculty records,
  • extracurricular, cultural, athletic, and campus life-related records,
  • faculty and student research/publications,
  • administrative and financial records,
  • institutional publications,
  • items and records related to prominent alumni,
  • photographs and audio/visual material related to the college history,
  • institution-related ephemera.

Visiting the Archives

Researchers interested in visiting the Archives are requested to schedule such visits prior to coming to campus.  Please contact the archivist at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a visit to the Archives.  Such advance notice allows us to ensure adequate staffing and to pull relevant materials for easier access the day of your visit.

Contacting the Archivist

Inquiries about the WVWC Archives should be directed to:

Brett Miller
AMP Library
59 College Ave.
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library
59 College Ave.
Buckhannon, WV 26201