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Archives and Special Collections

Preserving the history and legacy of Rollins College, Winter Park, and the Central Florida community. 

The Archives is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Olin 151 (1st Floor)

Explore the Digital Archives

Search for collection guides, digital collections, and finding aids for our physical materials:

Begin Your Research

Located on the first floor of Olin Library, most of the Archives’ collections are open for research to the Rollins community and general public. We are available to answer any general or specialized research questions you may have. We can also schedule and assist you during your research visit.

Contribute to the Archives

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Share Your Rollins Story 

All members of the Rollins community are welcome to contribute to the College Archives by documenting your experience(s) at Rollins.

Share Your Story
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Document Your Activism

Share your participation and experiences in social justice movements to document these important personal histories.

Share Activism Stories
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Donate to the Archives

For information concerning donations, please contact Wenxian Zhang. Guidelines for Collection Development (PDF).


Support for the Rollins Community

We provide the following additional services for all Rollins faculty, staff, and students:

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Records Transfers & Management

The Archives provides assistance to all College departments and offices to help them efficiently manage institutional records.

Read Policies
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Share Your Published Works

Olin Library will purchase 2 copies of your publication: one copy will be stored in the Archives, and the other will go into the general collection to be checked out.

Submit Publications
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Upload Published Works to RSO

We collect and organize the research and scholarly output of the Rollins community to make your work accessible to scholars and researchers worldwide.

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