University Archives collections include early school records, academic and administrative department records, student organization records, alumni files, and the papers of past WPI presidents. In addition to administrative and scholarly records, the Archives also collects, preserves, and makes available yearbooks, campus publications, WPI memorabilia, and more than 50,000 images and recordings of WPI campus life.  Archives & Special Collections maintains a growing number of collection guides and inventories to support discovery of and access to the collections.

Office of the President records

 

  • Charles O. Thompson, 1868-1882
  • George I. Alden (Interim), 1882-1883
  • Homer T. Fuller Papers, 1883-1894
  • Thomas C. Mendenhall, 1894-1901
  • Edmund A. Engler, 1901-1911
  • Levi Conant (Interim), 1911-1913
  • Ira N. Hollis, 1913-1925
  • Ralph Earle, 1925-1939
  • Wat Tyler Cluverius, 1939-1952
  • Alvin E. Cormeny, 1953-1954
  • Arthur B. Bronwell, 1955-1962
  • Harry P. Storke, 1962-1969
  • George W. Hazzard, 1969-1978
  • Edmund T. Cranch, 1978-1985
  • Jon C. Strauss, 1985-1994
  • John Lott Brown (Interim), 1994-1995
  • Edward Alton Parrish, 1995-2004

University Records

 

Yearbooks

 

  • Antenna: A class book/history of various years between 1875-1890, plus 1907 (Instead of Aftermath)
  • Pilgrim's Progress: 1882
  • The Log: 1888
  • WPI Souvenir: 1890
  • Aftermath: 1891-1927
  • Le Expose: 1892
  • The Peddler: (1960-1979 Online)

 

 

Student Newspapers

 

 

University Publications

  • WPI Journal: 1897-2019
  • WPI Transformations: Winter 2002-present
  • WPI Wire On-line: 1986-2001 supplement to The Journal
  • Other Publications Available
  • WPI Course Catalogs: 1871 to present
  • Alumni Directories