The mission of the Thomas Edison State University Archives and Special Collections is to appraise, collect, organize, describe, make available, and preserve records showing the history of Thomas Edison State University including the historic buildings the university occupies in downtown Trenton, NJ.
Collections include documents concerning the founding of the university, early institutional records, presidential papers, trustee records, alumni materials, and materials on the history of the Kelsey Building and other historic college buildings. In addition the College Archives contains a comprehensive collection of major college publications including course catalogs and Invention.
The Thomas Edison State University Archives and Special Collections are open and available for use by Thomas Edison State University staff, students, alumni, and the general public. The Archives are located at the Carriage House Archives Center directly behind Kuser Mansion. Access is by appointment only and is granted in accordance with the guidelines set forth by Thomas Edison State University. Digitized records are accessible by visiting VAULT. Please contact the University Archivist for more information.