Other Collections

Ex Dono Collection

Collection of books given to Allegheny between 1820 and 1825.

Lincoln Collection

Ida M. Tarbell, Class of 1880, gave to Allegheny her collection of Lincoln books, photographs, and research materials. The research materials are digitized and easily accessible from Allegheny College’s institutional repository.

Charles Carroll Albertson Collection

A Collection of illuminated manuscripts (Book of Hours and a Psalterium) from the 15th and 16th century, and letters of prominent people.

The Thoburn Family Papers

Diaries of Bishop James Mills Thoburn from his journal and time in India, letters and photographs.

Civil War Collections

  • Letters of Willard Cutter…
  • Letters of Stephen Clark…
  • Letters of Levi Bird Duff

Local History

  • William Reynolds, The Atlantic & Great Western Railroad
  • Huidekoper family
  • Samuel Pettiman Bates and Alfred Bates (letters and manuscripts)
  • Gideon Sunback and Talon Zipper Inc.
  • Chautaqua Redpath papers (John Ritchie Schultz, President Allegheny College)