Columbus State Archives: Welcome

Library Archives

Columbus State's Physical Archive is housed in the Metadata and Acquisitions Department on the second floor of the Library (Columbus Hall). 

To visit the Archive, please contact Sherlann Lewandowski ( 

The Columbus State Archives house the rich history of Columbus State Community College. Columbus State was founded in 1963 as Columbus Area Technician's School, and became Columbus Technical Institute in 1965, and in 1987, transitioned to Columbus State Community College. The Library's physical archive houses historical materials related to the college's history and growth. The Columbus State Digital Archive provides access to this vibrant history, to promote student success, and build a stronger community through sharing the past, present, and future works of this institution.

Ohio Memory

Our collection is part of the Ohio Memory site. Established in 2000, Ohio Memory is the collaborative statewide digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio. On this website, you can explore digital content from over 390 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio's counties covering a wide range of topics from prehistory to present day.

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