Sue Ryan, Betty Drees Johnson Dean of the Library & Learning Technologies (Archivist position vacant)
Feel free to call, email, or visit in person.
- The Archives & Special Collections office is located in the duPont-Ball Library, in Room 118.
- Our office is typically staffed on weekdays, 8:00am – 4:30pm.
- While it is not necessary to schedule an appointment, appointments are recommended in order to ensure the best possible service.
Please review our Guidelines for Researchers prior to your visit.
Archives Collection Development, Gift, and Retention Policies
The duPont-Ball Library Archives and Special Collections accepts gifts from both on-campus departments and from the community on a case-by-case basis. Our general collection emphasis, however, is items pertaining to Stetson University history as well as some limited collections on DeLand and West Volusia history.
Please note that all gifts to the Archives and Special Collections implies the transfer of ownership to the Stetson University Archives, including all rights to duplicate or photograph or display the item. Items gifted to the Archives and Special Collections will not be returned. While it is uncommon to remove items from the permanent collection, the Archives and Special Collections department reserves the right to responsibly discard any deposited items not appropriate to our collections at any time.
Note to University departments and units: We welcome your files and memorabilia items and we will preserve materials in a responsible manner. Any material or physical items deposited to the Archives and Special Collections, however, cannot be returned or reclaimed. Items become part of the physical and/or digital permanent archival collections. While it is uncommon to remove items from the permanent collection, the Archives and Special Collections department reserves the right to responsibly discard any deposited items not appropriate to our collections at any time.
For a complete overview of our holdings, see our Guide to Archives & Special Collections.
The University Archives contains papers, books, publications, press clippings, photographs, yearbooks, the campus newspaper, and other items relating to Stetson University and its history.
The library’s Digital Archives offers online access to photos, memorabilia, yearbooks, student newspapers, University Bulletins, and more.
The Archives and Special Collections: A Stetson University Distinctive.
Consider donating your Stetson memorabilia to the Archives!
Faculty of Stetson, 1885-present (Excel)
Famous Folks at Stetson (Excel)
(Searchable full issues, 1887-present.)
Special Collections: Names and Locations
Student Government Association Officers (Excel)
Trustees of Stetson, 1885-present (Excel)
Vietnam War Era Remembrance Site
See our Copyright Statement and Permissions page for information on using Archives, digital archives, and website images.
Please note that the Baptist Collection, once housed at Stetson, has been transferred to:
Baptist College of Florida