Digital Library Collections

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Beyond Bethel Study Abroad thumbnailBeyond Bethel

This collection consists of images from Bethel faculty, staff, and students who have studied Off-Campus or Abroad.

Primetime Logo thumbnailBethel Community Video Collection

The Community Video Collection includes recordings of presentations given in the Bethel University Library featuring Bethel's teaching, scholarship, and service activities.

Clarion thumbnailClarion Student Newspaper

The Clarion is the student newspaper of Bethel University. Published first in 1921 by the students of Bethel Academy, it continues to record Bethel’s news, history, and culture up to the present day. This collection is growing and will eventually hold issues spanning from 1921 to 2007.

Baptist General Conference History thumbnailBaptist General Conference Collection

A collection of images, books, documents, etc. that describe and illustrate the history of the Baptist General Conference in America

Bethel University History Collection thumbnailBethel University History Collection

A collection of images, books, documents, etc. that illustrate Bethel's 1871 beginnings as the Swedish Baptist Theological Seminary in Chicago to its present status as Bethel University located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Bethel History Photos thumbnailBethel Historic Photographs Collection

The Bethel University Historic Photographs Collection includes images of the history and culture of Bethel University from it’s early history (1871) to the present day.

Bethel Yearbooks thumbnailBethel Yearbooks

Bethel's yearbook documents the people, events, activities, and ideas of the Bethel community during the school year. It was published annually from 1909 to 1989 except for the years of 1933-36, 1982, 1984-87.

Undergraduate Research and Scholarship thumbnailBethel Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

This collection includes exemplary scholarship and creative works from Bethel's undergraduate students.

Bethel Permanent Art CollectionBethel Permanent Art Collection

The Bethel University Art Department maintains its Permanent Collection on campus in order to allow the Bethel community to live intimately with a variety of artworks placed in hallways, libraries, and offices.

George C. Poundstone CollectionGeorge C. Poundstone Collection

The largest existing archive of prominent Pictorialist photographer, George C. Poundstone's (b.1870- d.1938) photographs, writings, journals, films and negatives gifted to Bethel University in the later half of the 20th century.

Colloquy JournalColloquy Undergraduate Journal

The Colloquy is an interdisciplinary academic journal celebrating the intellectual creativity and work of the undergraduate students of Bethel University.

Youngblood Biblical Archaeology thumbnailYoungblood Biblical Archaeology

This collection consists of images of maps and archaeological remains that illustrate the context of Biblical times photographed and arranged by Bethel Seminary professor Ronald Youngblood in the 1960s.

Academic Projects Collection

Included in this collection are articles, papers, projects, presentations, etc. by Bethel University faculty, students, and staff that highlight their academic research and provide access to unique content.

Bethel Faculty Journal (Bethel Community Only)

Faculty Journal was a journal by and for Bethel faculty. Begun in February 1960, Faculty Journal was an “occasional” journal that ran until 2008 (the journal was not published between 1968-1977 and 2001-2007).

Baptist General Conference Annuals thumbnailBaptist General Conference Annual Reports

The Baptist General Conference Annual Reports span from 1932 to 2005 and include statistics and reports from each of the committees within the conference.

BGC Standard thumbnailThe Standard - Baptist General Conference

The Standard was the official publication of the Baptist General Conference from 1940 to 2002.

Academic Catalogs

The catalogs include the record of the academic life, faculty, calendar, programs and courses of study for Bethel from 1906 to 2011.