This page explains how students can take advantage of the enriching material the Archives offers students for their researching needs. Robert E. Hooper Archives at Beaman Library (BLHA) functions differently than the circulating general collection of Beaman Library. Items within BLHA are not available to be checked out; they do not circulate. BLHA documents the integration of academic learning and Christian faith at Lipscomb University through collecting university records and pertinent themed external records of enduring historical value.
Robert E. Hooper Archives at Beaman Library assists students in their research. The previous pages explained the differences between primary and secondary sources. Here we will discuss how students can use primary sources while explaining Archives use, rules/regulations, and what a research consultation might entail.
Where is the archive? Robert E. Hooper Archives at Beaman Library (BLHA) is located on the third floor of the Beaman Library and is in the Maiden Reading Room. Because the archive does not keep the extended hours of the Beaman Library, all appointments must be scheduled 3 days in advance. Send the archivist an email to schedule your appointment.
Before you visit the Robert E. Hooper Archives at Beaman Library (BLHA), keep in mind these rules and regulations.
For more information regarding the duplication process and its regulations please click the duplication tab.
What does a typical research appointment look like?
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Open Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm
Closed: Friday, Saturday, Sunday