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Archives & Special Collections: Mutual Aid Archives

The homepage for the Archives and Special Collections department of Musselman Library.

Notice to non-University users

Important message for our non-university researchers and visitors:

To honor COVID-19 precautions as outlined in the Bluffton University Protect The Dam guidelinesno campus visitors or guests are permitted in Musselman Library except for recruiting visits that are managed through the admissions office.  We regret this inconvenience to Bluffton alumni, area residents, and guests to campus, who may wish to use library resources in person. 

Questions about this policy may be directed to Carrie Phillips, interim library director (419-358-3275,  

Howard Raid Mutual Aid Archives

Howard Raid, former Bluffton business professor and university archivist, established the Mutual Aid Archives as a repository for documents related to various mutual aid organizations connected to the Mennonite church.

The Mutual Aid Archives is available for review and research by appointment.

Librarian Info

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Carrie Phillips
Musselman Library