University Archives

The Collection

The University Archive 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 Church, and today the United Methodist Church), 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 University Archive holds old, rare, and autographed books from the collection of the Courtright Memorial Library for preservation.

Contact

The University Archive is located on the lower level of the Courtright Memorial Library and observes regular hours Monday through Friday: 9:30 A.M. to 3:30P.M. Please contact Stephen D. Grinch, Archivist (614-823-1761) for more information or to request materials.

Otterbein University Faculty circa 1904

Library Hours

Beginning Tuesday March 17th, the library building will be closed with virtual services available during posted hours.

Research Help services will be available from 9am-6pm via virtual communication. Ask a Librarian via chatemail, or text. You can also email your Personal Librarian directly. Digital resources remain available 24/7.

Contact the Library

138 West Main Street.
Westerville, OH 43081
614-823-1235
library@otterbein.edu

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