Acts of Faith: University’s 125th Anniversary Celebrated in Times-Tribune

The Scranton Times-Tribune dedicated a special insert in today’s Sunday Times to the University’s 125th Anniversary celebration – with lots of great photos from the Times-Tribune files as well as images from our own University Archives digital collections. Check out the Times-Tribune … Continue reading

Honor Roll, 1945

In honor of our many veterans: This Honor Roll booklet from January 1945 lists 1,835 University of Scranton students and alumni who had served in the armed forces. Find photographs, documents, news clippings, and more about the many veterans in … Continue reading

Clippings Collection: 100 Years of University of Scranton News

For the past few months, we’ve been working on a giant digital collections project. Earlier this year, in preparation for the University’s 125th anniversary, we digitized 97 oversized scrapbooks, filled with newspaper clippings about the University, that were hiding in … Continue reading

The Evolution of the University of Scranton from 1888 to the Present

An illustrated history talk and exhibit reception will be held in the Weinberg Memorial Library on October 2nd at 6 p.m. in celebration  of the 125th Anniversary of the University. The presentation, titled From the 300 Block of Wyoming Avenue … Continue reading

125th Anniversary Website highlights content from Archives and Digital Collections

Visitors to the University’s 125th Anniversary website ( will notice photographs, historic documents, and other materials from the Weinberg Memorial Library’s University Archives and Digital Collections. Library faculty, staff, and student workers contributed to the website’s timeline, photo galleries, and … Continue reading

Pride, Passion, Promise: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary

The Library’s current exhibit, Pride, Passion, Promise: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary, displays photographs, documents, and memorabilia from the founding of the school in 1888 to the present. It covers the range of activities that institutions of higher education engage in, … Continue reading

University of Scranton Commencement Programs

The Weinberg Memorial Library is excited to announce our newest digital collection – University of Scranton Commencement Programs – which includes programs from commencement exercises and related activities (like Class Night and Baccalaureate) held by the University of Scranton and … Continue reading

University of Scranton Basketball Collection

Here’s something we’ve been working on for a while as part of our ongoing digitization of materials from the University Archives: The University of Scranton Basketball Collection. We haven’t yet digitized the whole archival collection, but we thought we’d go … Continue reading

Archiving the University Web

Thanks to combined support from the University of Scranton’s Academic Affairs and Planning and Information Resources divisions, the Weinberg Memorial Library has partnered with Archive-It (a subscription service from nonprofit Internet Archive) to capture and preserve University-related websites for the … Continue reading