The Bunker Hill Community College Archives has historical, visual, digital, and audio collections. Come learn about Harold Shively, the college's founding President, and be sure to view the Special Exhibition display, located underneath his portrait, detailing his tenure. Come peruse our collection of Third Rail, BHCC's original student-run newspaper. Want to learn how the Computer Science department has changed since the 1980s? We have a complete collection of course offering booklets from the beginning! We also have available a large collection of faculty publications, photographs, and donated items from a wide variety of departments on campus. (Not to mention, information about the prison that once stood on this site!) You can use the Archives to:
Please contact the library to make an appointment, to learn more, or if you are considering donating any items. We can be reached via e-mail (BHCCLibrary@bhcc.mass.edu) or contact the library's Public Services desk at 617-228-3479.
These are but two of the many record groups that we have. Please contact the library to set an appointment to access the archives if you are interested in seeing what more we have.
We currently have a Simmons Archives student working in the BHCC Archives housed in the library as an intern. Her name is Leah Capezio, and she is taking the LIS438 class (Introduction to Archival Methods and Services) at Simmons which includes a 60 hour internship in an archives.
She is currently working on processing unprocessed items, updating the archives index and accompanying finding aids and making suggestions for future physical and digitization projects.