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William S. Scarborough Archives : Home

General Information

Wilberforce University’s Scarborough Archives, located on the lower floor of the library, serves to preserve, and make accessible the contributions and significance of Wilberforce University to its community, the State of Ohio, the United States, and the world. It is a closed research collection of institutional memories highlighting the contributions of Wilberforceans and the environs. It is available only by appointment only. 

Hours of Operation

During the Semester*

Day Time
Sunday Closed

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.**

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

**(closed for chapel)


Virtual by appointment



*The archives are closed for holidays, breaks, mandatory meetings, and any other time the campus is closed.


Reference Questions*
Archival Questions*
Library Director: To Be Announced  
Archivist: Daniel Willis, MA


*Wilberforce University Virtual Library and Archives are run by the Library Staff and available to respond during normal business hours.  If you do not receive an initial response within 1 business day (Monday - Friday excluding holidays), please resubmit you reference question.


Finding Aids

This box contains the finding aids for collections within the archive. Links will be added as collections are finished and documented.

Please use the links to navigate to the finding aids.

The Levi Jenkins Coppin Collection 

Wilberforce University Yearbook Collection

Wilberforce University Rembert E. Stokes Library & Information Commons

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