Drexel University

Drexel University Archives and Special Collections

33rd and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-895-6706 voice
215-895-2070 fax
Hours: Open for research by appointment only, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00.
To schedule an appointment or ask a research question, please contact us at archives@drexel.edu or 215-895-6706.
  • Matthew Lyons, University Archivist, ml3342@drexel.edu, 215-895-1757
  • Anita Lai, Archives Technician, al827@drexel.edu, 215-895-1853
Drexel University Archives and Special Collections collects the records created by Drexel University administrative offices and academic departments from 1892 to the present including reports, minutes, correspondence of Drexel faculty, administrators, and staff, as well as Drexel-produced publications. Manuscript collections include papers that document individuals affiliated with Drexel, such as the personal papers and correspondence of faculty and alumni, as well as papers related to the Drexel family and to late 19th century Philadelphia, and records of professional library associations.