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About Special Collections and Archives

About Special Collections and Archives

ESU students, faculty, and staff will enter William Allen White Library by swiping their Hornet ID card; off-campus visitors will be let into the building by library staff (please contact us at or (620) 341-6431).

Visit + Contact Information

Reading Room Hours (Room 119)

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday-Sunday Closed

(or By Appointment)


Special Collections and Archives

William Allen White Library

Campus Box 4051

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia, KS 66801-5415

(620) 341-6431

Shari Scribner, University Archivist

(620) 341-5048

Rebekah Curry, Public Services Supervisor

(620) 341-5676

Jessica Shields, Graduate Assistant

(620) 341-6431

Special Collections and Archives LibGuide

This guide will introduce you to the ESU Special Collections and Archives, and serves as a starting point to help you begin your original research.