The Winthrop University Archives is the memory center for all university records of historical significance. It preserves a variety of materials relating to the origin and development of Winthrop, and to the achievements of its officers, faculty, staff, alumni and students. Of special interest are correspondence, photographs, administrative records, speeches and business files that document the work of the University and its components. A guide to the collection is available.

A few of the types of collections included within the University Archives are:

  • Board of Trustees Minutes
  • The President’s Administrative Records
  • Records Relating to Winthrop’s History
  • Records Relating to Administrative Offices
  • Records of the Academic Departments
  • University, Faculty, Alumni, and Student Publications
  • Student Organizations and Club Records
  • Theses
  • Memorabilia (Scrapbooks, Uniforms, Reminiscences, etc.)
  • Photographs
  • Vertical and Biographical Files (newspapers, articles, etc. pertaining to the University and Faculty/Staff)
  • Other Records of Administrative and Historical Value

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W401-01 - Statutes: Acts of Incorporation, Statutes

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W401-02 - Statutes: By-Laws, Statutes

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W401-03 - Statutes: Co-Education Bill, Statutes

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W402-01 - Board of Trustees: Reports to the General Assembly, Board of Trustees

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W402-02 - Board of Trustees: Minutes, Board of Trustees

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W402-03 - Board of Trustees: Committee Records, Board of Trustees

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W402-04 - Board of Trustees: Correspondence, Board of Trustees

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W402-05 - Board of Trustees: General Reports, Recommendations, Resolutions, Statements, and Related Records, Board of Trustees

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W402-06 - Board of Trustees: Special Reports, Topics, and Issues, Board of Trustees

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W402-07 - Board of Trustees: Real Estate Records, Board of Trustees

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W402-08 - Board of Trustees: Records of the Members of the Board of Trustees, Board of Trustees

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W402-09 - Board of Trustees: Various Records, Board of Trustees

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W403-000-01 - Office of the President: General Administrative Records, Office of the President

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W403-000-02 - Office of the President: Records Relating to the Opening Week of School, Office of the President

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W403-001A-01 - Office of the President: David Bancroft Johnson: Reports to the Board of Trustees, Office of the President and David Bancroft Johnson

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W403-001A-02 - Office of the President: David Bancroft Johnson: Speeches, Office of the President and David Bancroft Johnson

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W403-001A-03 - Office of the President: David Bancroft Johnson: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the President and David Bancroft Johnson

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W403-001A-04 - Office of the President: David Bancroft Johnson: Newspaper Articles, Office of the President and David Bancroft Johnson

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W403-001A-05 - Office of the President: David Bancroft Johnson: Various Records, Office of the President and David Bancroft Johnson

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W403-002B-01 - Office of the President: James Pinckney Kinard: Various Records, Office of the President and James Pinckney Kinard

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W403-003C-01 - Office of the President: Shelton Joseph Phelps: Subject File, Office of the President and Shelton Joseph Phelps

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W403-004D-01 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: General Correspondence, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-004D-02 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: Administrative Records, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-004D-03 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: Speeches, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-004D-04 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: Administrative Records, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-004D-05 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: Correspondence Concerning Students, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-004D-06 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: Organizational Records, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-004D-07 - Office of the President: Henry Radcliffe Sims: Various Records, Office of the President and Henry Radcliffe Sims

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W403-005E-01 - Office of the President: Charles Shepard Davis: Subject File, Office of the President and Charles Shepard Davis

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W403-005E-02 - Office of the President: Charles Shepard Davis: Various Records, Office of the President and Charles Shepard Davis

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W403-006F-01 - Office of the President: Charles Brooks Vail: Subject File, Office of the President and Charles Brooks Vail

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W403-006F-02 - Office of the President: Charles Brooks Vail: President's Reports to the Board of Trustees, Office of the President and Charles Brooks Vail

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W403-006F-03 - Office of the President: Charles Brooks Vail: Executive Cabinet Records, Office of the President and Charles Brooks Vail

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W403-007G-01 - Office of the President: Phillip Lader: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the President and Phillip Lader

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W403-007G-02 - Office of the President: Phillip Lader: Subject File, Office of the President and Phillip Lader

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W403-008H-01 - Office of the President: Martha Kime Piper: Speeches, Office of the President and Martha Kime Piper

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W403-008H-02 - Office of the President: Martha Kime Piper: Various Records, Office of the President and Martha Kime Piper

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W403-008H-03 - Office of the President: Martha Kime Piper: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the President and Martha Kime Piper

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W403-008H-04 - Office of the President: Martha Kime Piper: Board of Trustees Records, Office of the President and Martha Kime Piper

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W403-009I-01 - Office of the President: Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the President and Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio

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W403-009I-02 - Office of the President: Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio: Opening Addresses, Office of the President and Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio

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W403-009I-03 - Office of the President: Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio: Various Records, Office of the President and Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio

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W403-009I-04 - Office of the President: Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio: Annual Reports, Office of the President and Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio

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W403-009I-05 - Office of the President: Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio: Executive Officers Retreat Minutes, Office of the President and Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio

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W403-009I-06 - Office of the President: Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio: Various Speeches and Presentations, Office of the President and Anthony Joseph DiGiorgio

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W403-010J-01 - Office of the President: Jayne Marie Comstock Williamson: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the President and Jayne Marie Comstock Williamson

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W403-010J-02 - Office of the President: Jayne Marie Comstock Williamson: Speeches and Addresses, Office of the President and Jayne Marie Comstock Williamson

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W403-011K-01 - Office of the President: Daniel F. Mahony: Correspondence and Memoranda-, Office of the President and Daniel F. Mahony

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W403-011K-02 - Office of the President: Daniel F. Mahony Administration: Various Records, Office of the President

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W403-011K-03 - Office of the President: Daniel F. Mahony Administration: Various Speeches, Office of the President

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W403.1-003C-01 - Office of the Interim and Acting President: William Marcus Newberry: Various Records, Office of the Interim and Acting President and William Marcus Newberry

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W403.1-004D-01 - Office of the Interim and Acting President: Christopher Michael Smith Administration: Various Records, Office of the Interim and Acting President and Christopher Michael Smith

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W403.1-005E-01 - Office of the Interim and Acting President: Debra C. Boyd Adminstration: Various Records, Office of the Interim and Acting President and Debra C. Boyd

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W403.2-001A-01 - Assistant to the President: Assistant to the President for Public Affairs: Correspondence and Memoranda, Assistant to the President

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W403.2-002B-01 - Assistant to the President: Office of the Executive Assistant to the President: Correspondence and Memoranda, Assistant to the President

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W403.2-003C-01 - Assistant to the President: Office of the Assistant to the President for University Events: Correspondence and Memoranda, Assistant to the President

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W404-001A-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Academic Dean: Reports and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-001A-02 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Academic Dean: Subject File, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-002B-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Office of Academic Affairs: Various Records, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-002B-02 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Office of Academic Affairs: Various Records, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-003C-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Upward Bound Program: General Administrative Records, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-004D-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Summer Camp for the Academically Talented (SCAT): General Administrative Records, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-005E-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Melford Wilson Administration: Various Records, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Melford Wilson

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W404-006F-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Office of Assessment: Surveys, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-007G-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Thomas Moore Administration: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Thomas Moore

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W404-007G-02 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Thomas Moore Administration: Various Records, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Thomas Moore

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W404-008H-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Debra Boyd Administration: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Debra Boyd

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W404-009I-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Winthrop Invests in Lifelong Learning Program (WILL): Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-010J-02 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Sponsored Programs and Research: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404-011K-01 - Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: Department of Accreditation, Accountability, and Academic Services: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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W404.1-01, Office of the Vice President for Administrative Services

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W404.1-02 - Office of the Vice President for Administrative Services: Various Records, Office of the Vice President for Administrative Services

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W404.2-001A-01 - Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance: Office of Business and Finance: General Administrative Records, Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance

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W404.2-001A-02 - Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance: Office of Business and Finance: Financial Records, Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance

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W404.2-001A-03 - Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance: Office of Business and Finance: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance

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W404.3-001A-01 - Office of the Vice President for Development: Winthrop Foundation: Various Records, Office of the Vice President for Development

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W404.3-001A-02 - Office of the Vice President for Development: Winthrop Foundation: David Jeffreys Administration Records, Office of the Vice President for Development

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W404.3-002B-01 - Office of the Vice President for Development: Brien Lewis Administration: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Development

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W404.3-003C-01 - Office of the Vice President for Development: Kimberly Keel Administration: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for Development

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W404.4-001A-01 - Office of the Vice President for University Relations: Jeffrey Perez Administration: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Vice President for University Relations

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W405-01 - Office of the Dean of Students: Various Records, Office of the Dean of Students

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W405-02 - Office of the Dean of Students: Correspondence and Memoranda, Office of the Dean of Students

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W406-000-01 - Councils: Various Records, Councils

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W406-001A-01 - Councils: College Council: Minutes, Councils

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W406-001A-02 - Councils: College Council: Correspondence and Related Records, Councils

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W406-002B-01 - Councils: Administrative Council: Minutes and Related Records, Councils

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W406-003C-01 - Councils: Academic Council: Minutes, Councils

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W406-003C-02 - Councils: Academic Council: Subsidiary Records, Councils

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W406-003C-03 - Councils: Academic Council: Committee Records, Councils

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W406-003C-04 - Councils: Academic Council: Various Records, Councils

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W406-003C-05 - Councils: Academic Council: Committee on Undergraduate Instruction Minutes, Councils

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W406-004D-01 - Councils: Graduate Council: Minutes and Related Records, Councils

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W406-005E-01 - Councils: Business, Public Relations, and Student Personnel Councils: Various Records, Councils

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W406-006F-01 - Councils: Honors Council: Subject File, Councils

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W406-006F-02 - Councils: Honors Council: Honors Papers, Councils

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W406-007G-01 - Councils: Dean's Council: Minutes and Related Records, Councils

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W406-008H-01 - Councils: Research Council: Minutes and Related Records, Councils

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W406-008H-02 - Councils: Research Council: Correspondence and Memoranda, Councils

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W406-008H-03 - Councils: Research Council: Finding Requests, Councils

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W406-008H-04 - Councils: Research Council: Funding Requests Not Funded, Councils