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Legacy Library

Special Collections: Home

The Special Collections department of the Marietta College Library preserves rare books, manuscripts, photographs, paintings, and the Marietta College Archives.

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Special Collections

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Katy Scullin
Special Collections Librarian
Linda Showalter
Special Collections Associate

Special Collections Hours

Special Collections regular hours are:

Monday: 9:00am–noon
Tuesday: 9:00am–noon
Wednesday: 9:00am–noon
Thursday: 9:00am–noon
Friday: 9:00am–noon
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

For specific days and holidays check the Library Calendar.

Library Catalog Search


Digital Collections

Connect to digital manuscript and photograph collectionsof the Marietta College Library including Marietta College Yearbooks.


Books of historic significance including the Rodney M. Stimson Collection, rare books and materials in all formats with a connection to the city of Marietta, Washington County and the surrounding area.


Listing of many of the manuscript collections at the Marietta College Library including the Manuscripts and Documents of the Ohio Company of Associates and the Rufus Putnam papers.


Photographic collections documenting the history of the college and of Marietta and Washington County Ohio including Thomas Dwight Biscoe, Stephen Durward Hoag, Harry Philip Fischer and Frederick Way, Jr.


Approximately 100 works of art, including oil paintings, watercolors, and prints, are included in the Marietta College Library Art Collection


Artifacts important to the region including items from the Society of Inquiry.


A selection of historical records of the college and the city of Marietta.

Historical Databases

Visitor Access

The Legacy Library is accessible to community patrons and non-campus individuals on an appointment basis only.  To schedule a visit, please use our Appointment Request Form

Please note that a mask is required for all users of the Library.  Masks are available if you do not have one.  If you have any symptoms of a possible virus infection, do not come to the Library.  Please check in at the Circulation Desk upon arrival.  Upon entry to the Legacy Library building, all visitors will be screened with a touchless thermometer and a brief series of questions about symptoms and exposure to the COVID-19 virus. 

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