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University Archives

The University Archives includes academic and departmental records, university publications, programs and events, presidential history, campus planning, and other materials that document student, employee, and campus life since Taylor’s founding in 1846 as Fort Wayne Female College. Though primarily a documentary archive, the University Archives also includes photographs, multimedia, and artifacts.

University Archives consists of the following collections:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Administration
  • Board of Trustees
  • Enrollment
  • Heritage
  • Operations
  • People
  • Photos
  • Presidents
  • Publications
  • Student Development
  • Taylor University Fort Wayne (TUFW)
  • University Relations

Pillars Digital Archive

Pillars is an institutional repository and online digital platform of the scholarship, creative works, and historical record of the faculty, students, and staff at Taylor University as well as global collaborators. A service of the Zondervan Library, this platform strives to make content accessible and discoverable to a global audience.

Pillars features a robust and ever-growing digital archive that includes current and historic university publications, buildings and grounds information, and other heritage-related content. All yearbooks, issues of The Echo, academic catalogs, and issues of TAYLOR are available and keyword searchable via Pillars.