College ArchivesGuide to Collections

The Gustavus Adolphus College Archives makes available for research and study:

  • Photographs, recordings, and documents concerning Gustavus
  • Materials from students, faculty, administrative offices, and alumni
  • Information relating to the College's history from 1862 to present
  • In addition, we hold the records of Minnesota College (a high school) which was located in Minneapolis.

Oscar Winfield and Art Johnson in an Office

Gustavus Adolphus College Archives (GACA)

The GACA division holds materials documenting the college's administrative, academic, and support departments along with materials on athletics and student organizations.


Vertical/Biographical Files

These files contain information about alumni, faculty, organizations, and other topical subjects relating to Gustavus Adolphus College. Materials often consist of clippings, pamphlets, funeral cards, and miscellaneous documents.

Woman in Graduation Attire

College Archives Manuscript Collections (CAMC)

Materials in the CAMC document people and organizations affiliated with Gustavus. This includes groups and alumni along with former members of the faculty, administration, and staff.