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About Stetson Archives

The Stetson University Library Archives contains papers, books, publications, press clippings, photographs, yearbooks, bulletins, the campus newspaper, and other items relating to Stetson University and its history. The Archives also contains a number of special collections not directly related to the University's history.

The library is beginning to digitize some of the archives and special collections to share with the public. Please note that all images and content in this archive is the property of Stetson University and may not be used, reproduced, sold, or displayed without permission.

Collections currently available in this digital database:

Photographs Collection: Includes photos dated as far back as the 1880s. Most are images of Stetson and the University community; some, however, depict DeLand, Florida and surrounding areas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memorabilia Collection: Includes physical memorabilia such as old sporting equipment, Stetson hats, pennants, fraternity and sorority memorabilia, Stetson jewelry, freshmen rat caps, and much more. Most items relate to the University, though a number of items are of general historical interest.

 

 

 

 

 

Yearbook Collection: Yearbook Collection: Includes all Stetson University yearbooks from the first edition, 1908, to the last edition in 2002. The yearbooks are fully searchable and PDF files of each yearbook may be saved.

 

 

 

 

 

Newspaper Collection: Includes all Stetson University student newspapers from the first issue in 1887 to date. The newspapers are fully searchable and PDF files of each newspaper may be saved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stover Theatre Collection: Includes photos, playbills, and posters from Stetson University theater productions from the early 1900s to present day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Collections: Includes photographs and memorabilia from the:

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