Physics

Resources for students seeking Physics information

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Archives Hours & Contact

508-831-6112

archives@wpi.edu

Hours:

  • The reading room is open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. when classes are in session (see academic calendar), or by appointment. Scheduling and confirming research appointments in advance is strongly encouraged. Some morning research appointments may also be available. To schedule an appointment, contact archives@wpi.edu or call +1-508-831-6112.

Manuscript Collections

Although “manuscript” literally means written by hand, manuscript collections often contain a variety of materials—including unpublished works such as speeches, correspondence, lectures, notebooks, financial records, drawings, typescripts, clippings, and more. The term also applies to the personal papers of an individual or family, drafts of scholarly articles or research data, or a collection brought together because of its subject content. 

Our Manuscript Collections contain both WPI history-related works and others not related to WPI.

WPI Archives & Special Collections