Ask an Archivist
We welcome your questions concerning topics, resources, services, or anything else relevant to Adventism or Southwestern's history. Here you will find answers to some FAQs, but you could also contact us by phone at 817-202-6609 or using the email reference box on the right or even post your question on the library's Facebook page.
Do you have what I'm looking for?
You can find out if we have what you need by searching our collection indexes:
- University Archives. Records of Southwestern and its predecessors.
- Special Collections. Rare and fragile books, and other published materials related to Seventh-day Adventism and to local history.
- Rust-Carter Southwest Seventh-day Adventist Archives. Collections from individuals and organizations related to Southwestern, and containing photographs, documents, letters, and memorabilia.
- Ellen White Research Center. Published volumes and photocopies of transcribed letters and manuscripts by Ellen White and other Adventist pioneers.
Who was Ellen White?
For a quick overview of Ellen White's life, see her brief biography. Details of her work in Texas can be found in the article series When Ellen White was in Texas. For questions on specific topics on Ellen White's life, ministry and writings go to questions and answers on Ellen White.