Drain-Jordan Library Archives Page, West Virginia State University
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WVSU Archives & Special Collections



Location and Description
The West Virginia State University Archives and Special Collections Department is located on the Ground Floor (Room 2) of the Drain-Jordan Library. The archives houses material related to the history of WVSU, alumni and employees. In addition to university history, the collection contains information pertaining to African-Americans in West Virginia, African-American higher education, West Virginia history, and Appalachian regional history. Holdings include monographs, rare books, university documents, photographs, manuscripts, sound recordings, video recordings, and maps.


    Mailing Address:
  • WVSU Archives & Special Collections
    Drain-Jordan Library
    Campus Box L17
    West Virginia State University
    Institute, WV 25112-1002


Archives Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED