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Special Collections and Archives

The Langston Hughes Memorial Library houses materials relating to the Black Experience and to Lincoln University, as well as Rare Books and Gift Collections.

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For searchable, electronic files, click here: Lincoln News/Lincolnian Online.

Thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), Lincoln News and Lincolnian issues from 1925 through 2003 are now available from the Langston Hughes Memorial Library at Lincoln University.

Articles, editorials, poetry, etc. by Lincoln University students, such as Kwame Nkrumah, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Langston Hughes, and Gil Scott Heron, appear on these pages, as well as news items regarding the campus, the local community, the nation, and the world.

For searchable, electronic files, click here: Lincoln News/Lincolnian Online.

Collections Highlights

Africana (AFR)
Books by or about Africans or relating to Africa.

* Black Panthers Newspapers *
Jan - Dec, 1974

Black Periodicals
Serial publications relating to Africa or the African Diaspora

* Digital Collections *
Electronic copies of historical materials in Collections

Gift Collections
Books, manuscripts and artifacts donated to Lincoln University

Lincoln University Archives
Institutional records of Lincoln University

Lincolniana (LINC)
Books published by the institution, or by or about alumni or faculty

Lincoln University Masters Theses
by Lincoln University graduate students

Rare Books
Limited and supervised access

Special Negro Collection (SNC)
Books by or about the descendants of Africans living in the African Diaspora