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Byron R. Lewis Historical Library

The Byron R. Lewis Historical Library is located on the Vincennes campus of Vincennes University. The library serves as the archives for Vincennes University, founded in 1801 as one of America's oldest institutions of higher learning. Archival collections include presidential papers, records, photographs, and various university publications.

Collections are currently being digitized and will be available online in the future.  Visit our Vincennes University Archives Online page to see what's new!

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