Welcome to Special Collections and Archives Hutchins Library’s Special Collections and Archives supports the educational mission of Berea College and the wider world of scholarship by:

  • Building and maintaining an extensive collection of primary source materials documenting the history of Berea College, the Southern Appalachian region, and the Berea community
  • Providing access to archival and published materials in the Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
  • Providing 24/7 online access to digitized collections and digital exhibitions of SCA materials
  • Helping classes and individuals discover and use manuscripts, historical records, rare books, images, and recordings
  • Working with faculty to help develop hands-on activities involving SCA materials, and
  • Supporting the professional development of faculty and staff by providing occasional workshops

This site holds our online exhibits created by SCA staff and students. All resources provided are educational resources and should be cited as such.