WPI Historical Collections in DigitalCommons@ WPI

Looking for a copy of the first issue of WPI’s first student newspaper? Perhaps some images of student life on campus in the 1960s, 1970s, or 1980s? Or maybe biographical sketches of the very first WPI students?

Find these items - and many, many more - by searching and browsing WPI Historical Collections in DigitalCommons@WPI, including:

Crowd thumbnail WPI Historical Images Collection
This collection brings together hundreds of images of WPI from the late 19th century through the beginning of the 21st century. Browse the collection.

Tech News thumbnail WPI Student Publications
Beginning with The WTI, WPI’s first student newspaper, this collection offers a growing number of newspaper issues, yearbooks (coming soon!), and other publications created by students. Browse the collection.

Pioneer Class thumbnail WPI Histories
WPI histories, biographical sketches, scrapbooks and other published and unpublished works being digitized as part of this collection. Browse the collection.

WPI Historical Collections are being made available under Creative Commons licensing to support research, learning, and personal enjoyment. The Gordon Library is actively digitizing and capturing born digital WPI historical collections under the stewardship of Archives and Special Collections and adding them to DigitalComons@WPI, WPI’s institutional repository as part of a broader Digital WPI.

If you are interested in using any of these resources for publication or commercial purposes OR you are a member of the WPI community requiring higher quality versions of the available resources, please contact Margaret Anderson, WPI Archivist, +1-508-831-6112 or archives@wpi.edu