Archives


Discover a rich source of original materials for research from the Civil War, personal diaries, letters of faculty, presidents and alumni, and the history of Beloit College.

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The majority of the materials in the College Archives are searchable through Archives Space. The collection includes photos of campus life, student publications, alumni diaries, oral histories, and even items with unique stories such as a copy of The Nuremberg Chronicles, various freshman beanies, and a 1960s bowling pin.

Fall 2021

Please contact Arielle Petrovich (archives@beloit.edu) with any research questions. 

Getting Started

The Archives Guide provides information about getting started in working with the college archives and highlights some of the many collections.

Library Closed to the Public

While the library is open to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff, we remain closed to the public until further notice.

1945 Middle College Cornerstone

Fridays With Fred: The Building of Beloit College

The cornerstone of Middle College was laid on June 24, 1847 and witnessed by thousands.

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Photo taken on December 12, 1953 of Eaton Chapel fire from afar

Fridays with Fred - the Eaton Chapel Fire of 1953

The Eaton Chapel Fire of 1953

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