Archives and Lenski Policy | Capital University


  • Archives and Lenski Collections

    • The Archives and Lenski collections are non-circulating.
    • There is no digital access to the content of both these collections.
    • An appointment is necessary to view these materials. Please call (614) 236-6351 or e-mail:
    • Researchers are responsible for insuring proper handling of the materials. Gloves, stands, or supports are to be
    • used while handling the materials.
    • Photocopying of these materials is not permitted; however, digital photographing without flash is allowed.
    • No food or drink is allowed in the area where the materials are being examined.

    The Lois Lenski Collection, contains many first editions of her books, including "first copies" from the publisher. Featured in the collection are 75 boxes of manuscript and autobiographical materials, including original illustrations and book dummies, notebooks, sketchbooks, diaries, medals, and degrees from various universities. The contents of the Lenski boxes are listed in the Blackmore Library online catalog. 

    Capital University Archives

    The Capital University Archives are located in the Lower Level of Blackmore Library.

    The Archives operating hours are from 9 am - 2:30 pm on the following Mondays: 
    • September 19, 2016
    • October 17, 2016
    • November 21, 2016
    • January 16, 2017
    • February 20, 2017
    • March 20, 2017
    • April 17, 2017
    • May 15, 2017
    • June 19, 2017 
    Dates are subject to change in case of weather or other events. Other times by appointment by calling Fred Dafler 614-236-6492 during Archives hours.

    The George Dell Catalog created to support the George Dell Exhibit, Capital University, April, 2014