In addition to the resources in the Archives, researchers may find the following organizations useful regarding genealogy and local history.
The Learned T. Bulman '48 Historic Archives & Museum houses items related to Washington & Jefferson College and its history, and a large collection of manuscripts and other material related to the 18th- and 19th- century history of the United States, with an emphasis on Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Open Archives (Walk-In Research) on Wednesdays, 2 pm to 4 pm
Appointments available Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Please contact the College Archivist, Amy Welch (firstname.lastname@example.org, 724-223-6048) for appointments, particularly during high volume times, like Homecoming and Commencement.
Before using archival materials, all visitors are asked to agree to the following list of regulations and to fill out a registration form. A request form is required for each Archives request.
The Learned T. Bulman '48 Historic Archives & Museum welcomes gifts but accepts them with the understanding that it has the right to handle or dispose of them in the best interest of the institution. Such material may be added to the collection provided it meets the standards of selection. Gifts are accepted unconditionally, and once given they cannot be returned to the donor.
If you are interested in making a donation, please contact Amy Welch (email@example.com, 724-223-6048).
RESEARCH, REPRODUCTION, AND PUBLICATION POLICIES
Research: The Learned T. Bulman '48 Archives & Museum does charge for research services. After the initial one hour, a $10.00 per hour fee is charged for staff research time. This fee is waived for the College community and alumni.
Reproduction: Photocopying requests should be made to the staff and approved by the librarian. Copying will be done for the patron only when materials are not placed at risk. The charge is .10 per page. Efforts will be made to fulfill photocopy orders as promptly as possible. If necessary, copies will be mailed with an additional postage and handling fee. Digital copies of images for personal use are supplied as an email attachment or on CD for $10.00 per image. This fee is waived for the College community and alumni. Under normal circumstances the cost of shipping and handling of CDs is covered by the $10.00 scanning fee.
Publication: To publish, use in film, mount on a website, or exhibit original material from the Archives, you must submit your request in writing and direct it to the College Archivist. This permission is granted for one-time use only, in one publication, exhibit, or activity, in one edition, and in one language. Each use of materials must be accompanied by proper credit to The Learned T. Bulman '48 Historic Archives & Museum, Washington & Jefferson College. In granting permission, the Historic Archives & Museum neither surrenders its rights to exhibit, publish, or otherwise reproduce the materials, nor to grant permission to others to do so.