The Whitman College and Northwest Archives curates materials that document the history of Whitman College and the Walla Walla region as well as rare books and other special collections housed in the Penrose Library. The archives collects, preserves, provides access to, and promotes the use of these materials for teaching, learning, and research.
We welcome visitors! If you intend to do research, we request that you notify us in advance of your visit. It is also helpful if you share your topic and dates of interest with us since this information helps us be better prepared to assist you. We want your visit to the archives to be as efficient and productive as possible; thank you for your assistance in helping us serve you better.Open: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00pm. Closed on college holidays.
The archives will be closed the week of January 6-10, 2020 for a major collections maintenance project. There will be no public access to archival collections, the reading room, or reference services during this time. Normal hours and services will resume on Monday, January 13.
Email: [email protected]
Doing research for your class? Here are Archive’s LibGuides.