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Wheaton History A to Z

Archives Photographs

Students, 1860-1927

Jonathan & Mary Blanchard Correspondence (1831-92) Abstracts

Archives Oral Histories

SC Uncataloged Books

Shakespeare Bibliography

Sesquicentennial Website / 150th


"The Gadarene swine were doubtless in pursuit of happiness when they hurled themselves to destruction over the cliff. Today, the greater part of mankind, led by the technologically most advanced, are similarly bent, and if they persist, will assuredly meet a similar fate. The pursuit of happiness, in any case, soon resolves itself into the pursuit of pleasure, something quite different--a mirage of happiness, a false vision of shade and refreshment seen across parched sand." (Malcolm Muggeridge, BBC Broadcast, 5 October 1965)

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Special Collections Reading Room
(630-752-5705)
Academic Year Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Manuscripts Reading Room
(630-752-5956)

Monday - Friday
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Upcoming closures: Good Friday & Holy Saturday (4/18-19), Memorial Day Weekend (5/24-26)
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The Wheaton College Archives & Special Collections is a department of
Buswell Memorial Library



Collections Care Corner

highlighting the preservation and conservation needs of the Archives & Special Collections


December 6, 2010
Connecting to Collections video highlights preservation concerns for our cultural heritage.