Manuscript Collections


Processed Manuscripts are stored in Special Collection's closed stacks. Request individual files by number at the Reference Desk in our Reading Room.

Manuscript Collections (MS)

Full descriptive inventories for large collections of personal papers, faculty papers, and student organizations. Paper copies the finding aids are on file in our Reading Room

Asian Culture and History Vertical File Manuscripts (ACHVFM)

An inventory of smaller manuscript collections pertaining to Asian culture and history ranging from one page to 50 pages

Civil War Vertical File Manuscripts (CWVFM)

An alphabetical list of smaller manuscript collections pertaining to the Civil War. See the Civil War subject guide for more Civil War materials.

Gettysburg College Vertical File Manuscripts (GCVFM)

An inventory of smaller manuscript collections pertaining to the history of Gettysburg College. See the Gettysburg College subject guide for more materials.

Vertical File Manuscripts (VFM)

An alphabetical list of single folder manuscript collections ranging from one page to 50 pages.

See also: Subject Guides - All VFMs, manuscripts, collections, and volumes sorted into categories including Art, Gettysburg College Documents, History, Military/War, and more. Subject Guides also include unprocessed collections and non-manuscript materials. Ask the archivist on duty for information regarding the availability of these materials.