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About the Archives

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Archives and Special Collections is the official repository for Springfield College records having permanent historical, legal, fiscal, or administrative value. The primary mission of the College Archives is to appraise, collect, organize, describe, preserve, and make available records documenting the history of Springfield College. In addition Archives and Special Collections collects primary source material that supports the research interests and Humanics Philosophy of the College. Subject areas of long-term interest to the College include the YMCA, physical education, sport and recreation, camping, and youth/community work.


Visitor spaces are available in Lots 1 and 4. Two Handicapped spaces are located behind Judd Gymnasia. When there are no visitor spots available, speak with the lot guards in Lot 4 about available parking.

Using the Archives

The College Archives is currently open via Appointment.

In an effort to reduce potential pathways for the spread of COVID-19 within our community, the Reading Room is open by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9 to 4.

Please contact the College Archivist to arrange an appointment and/or to discuss options at

Campus Address

Stizer Welcome Center at Judd Gymnasia
Lower Level
Springfield College
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109

Mailing Address

Springfield College
Archives and Special Collections
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109