The Whitman College and Northwest Archives curates materials that document the history of Whitman College and the Walla Walla region as well as rare books and other special collections housed in the Penrose Library. The archives collects, preserves, provides access to, and promotes the use of these materials for teaching, learning, and research. The collections below reflect a small portion of our overall collections that have been digitized. For a more complete list of our physical holdings, see our collection guides.


Browse the Whitman College and Northwest Archives Collections:

Adrian R. Munnick Collection of Northwest Ephemera

Armstrong Photograph Collection

Baker Family Collection

Brodeck Photograph Collection

First Congregational Church of Walla Walla Records

Grand Army of the Republic, Walla Walla

Irwin D. Stewart photograph Collection

John J. Arnold Photograph Collection

Lester Hodgson Photograph Collection

Marcus and Narcissa Whitman Collection

Myron Eells Collection

Other Walla Walla and Regional Collections

Other Whitman College Collections

Pacific Northwest Agricultural Photograph Collection

Pearsons Academy Records

Richie and Effie McKay Photograph Collection

Roberts Family Papers

Spalding Collection

Stephen B.L. Penrose Jr. Papers

Stevens Treaty Council of 1855 Centennial Collection

Student Publications

Switzer Collection

Wallace Gendron Papers

Walla Walla and Northwest Publications

Walla Walla Arts Ephemera Collection

Walla Walla Catholic Churches Collections

Walla Walla City Records

Walla Walla Maps Collection

Walla Walla Photographs Collection

Walla Walla Pioneer Pageant Records

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Collection

Walla Walla Weather Station Records

Walla Walla Woman's Reading Club Records

Washington State Penitentiary Records

Whitman College Alumni Office Records

Whitman College and Northwest Archives Newsletter

Whitman College Commencement Records

Whitman College Dean of Faculty Records

Whitman College Facilities Records

Whitman College Faculty Meeting Minutes

Whitman College Music Department Records

Whitman College Photographs Collection

Whitman College Publications

Whitman College Trustees and Overseer Records

Whitman Seminary Records

Whitman Times

William Denison Lyman Papers