Otterbein College's Courtright Memorial Library

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Mission

The mission of the Otterbein Room is to facilitate research related to the history of Otterbein University and the Evangelical United Brethren Church by acquiring, preserving and providing supervised access to historically significant materials.


The Otterbein Library, second floor, Towers Hall
circa 1900

The Collection 

 

The Otterbein Room maintains the recorded history of Otterbein University, through documents, photographs, artifacts, and publications of the students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni of the University. The Otterbein Room also holds some materials pertaining to the United Brethren Church (later the Evangelical United Brethren), mostly that which has a direct connection to Otterbein University. A small amount of Westerville historical material that relates to Otterbein is also maintained. In addition, the Otterbein Room holds old, rare, and autographed books from the collection of the Courtright Memorial Library for preservation.

 

Otterbein University Faculty
circa 1904

Hours

 

Monday through Friday 
10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.


 Please Contact Us

 

Stephen D. Grinch
Archivist

The Otterbein Room

Courtright Memorial Library

138 West Main Street

Westerville, Ohio 43081

(614) 823 - 1761

E-mail SGrinch@Otterbein.edu

The archivist, with one of his favorite (Non-Otterbein) artifacts:
1958 Edsel Ranger