Archives and Special Collections

Quick Information

To schedule an appointment or call  (509)777-4481

Hours for Appointments -  Mon., Tues, Thurs., Fri., 9 a.m.-4p.m.  Wed. 1-4 p.m. and some Wed. Evenings.

Locate Resources

Search the Whitworth Catalog for books and some archival collections here

Online access to a selection of the Archives' finding aids is provided via the Archives West database:

Archival Contact Information

Contact Information

General Archives Email

Whitworth University Archives and Special Collections
Harriet Cheney Cowles Library
300 W. Hawthorne Rd.  Spokane, WA  99251

Archives Staff

University Archivist:  Nancy A. Bunker, Associate Professor, Library


Phone: (509)777-4481


Onsite visits to the Archives and Special Collections are by appointment only

Some Rare and Special Books Collections' items can be obtained for Library Use Only during regular Library Reference Desk hours.

Contact or call  (509)777-4481 to schedule an appointment for Archival, Manuscript, and Photograph Collections

Hours for Appointments

Monday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Closed