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Special Collections & Archives


The Whittier College Archives is a representative record of campus life throughout the years; composed of photographs, epehemera, realia, pamphlets, student and faculty handbooks, scrapbooks, AV materials, manuscripts, campus publications including The Quaker Campus school newspaper and the Acropolis yearbook, and much more.

We are currently assessing our this collection. Finding aids will be made available soon. Please contact the Library if you would like to know more about this collection.

Also, revisit some the history of Whittier College's websites at the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

Quaker Campus Online

The Quaker Campus has been in continuous publication since 1914. We have digitized many issues of the Quaker Campus which are now fully searchable in our digital collections. As of now, the Quaker Campus has been digitized from 1989-2003. 

Property and literary rights reside with Wardman Library, Whittier College. For permission to reproduce or publish, or to arrange to examine original issues of the QC, please contact the library.


These videos celebrate the history of Whittier College. Enjoy!

The following video was made in 2013 by our library staff to commemorate the 10th anniversary of our remodel. Enjoy!

The following video, digitally archived by British Pathé, shows Whittier College students in 1970.

Former Exhibit