Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.


Jessie Ball duPont Library

William R. Laurie University Archives and Special Collections

Welcome

The William R. Laurie University Archives and Special Collections is currently open to both University patrons and the general public. Visitors will be expected to maintain social distancing and mask protocols during their stay.
Though advance appointments will only be required weekday mornings (8am - 12 pm, M-F), it is still recommended that afternoon visitors (1 pm - 5 pm, M-F) make appointments if possible to reserve a space.
 
New Online Functionalities! 
Find out more about the databases and some helpful search tips in the Search the Collections tab.

 

In this unprecedented historical moment, the William R. Laurie University Archives and Special Collections ​invites University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to share your experiences during this challenging interlude of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information about the project and submitting your story here.

Hours and Contact Information

Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm by appointment
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm open

Contact us
For any reference and research inquiries, please email us at archives@sewanee.edu or phone (931) 598-3212.

Our location
The William R. Laurie University Archives and Special Collections is located between the Jessie Ball duPont Library and the Police Department.  Find us on the campus map; we are listed under the Library category.

Visitors may park behind the library (the Georgia Avenue parking lot adjoining the Fire Hall).

University Archives and Special Collections

University Archives and Special Collections
at The University of the South is comprised of the following divisions: University Archives, the Personal Papers Collection, the Book Collections, the Museum Collection, the Permanent Collection of Decorative and Fine Arts, and the Records of the Episcopal Church Dioceses of Tennessee.

Explore Our Collections

Digital Collections

Mailing Address

William R. Laurie University Archives and Special Collections
The University of the South
735 University Ave.
Sewanee, TN
37383-1000

Quick Links