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

The West Virginia State University Archives is located on the ground floor (room 2) of the Drain-Jordan Library. The archives houses materials concerning the history of the University, its alumni and staff. It also contains information on African Americans in West Virginia, the history of African American higher education, and the history of the 20th century. These materials include monographs and rare books, university documents, records, manuscript materials, photographs, 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 are:
Monday, Wednesday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday - by appointment only
Closed Saturday and Sunday