The Walter Havighurst Special Collections holds over 65,000 volumes, numerous manuscripts, and archives.

The archivists and special collections librarians there are committed to making valuable connections between the materials entrusted to their care.

Betsy Butler provides numerous instances of staff discovering something unique within the contents of the collections.

Archivists and special collections librarians rely on desktop resources like PastPerfect to help them accomplish the undertaking of making connections between historic documents, sharing intriguing discoveries about them with them public, or providing descriptions of their unique identifying features.