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Art and Creative Works

These collections show the creative work of the Bethel community through its undergraduate art and literary journal, the Coeval, and its Permanent Art Collection.

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Coeval Undergraduate Literary and Art Magazine

The Coeval is Bethel University's undergraduate literary and art magazine published since 1962.

Bethel 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 Collection

The online collection of selections from 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.

Illustrated Pilgrim's Progress

This collection features illustrations from the 114 editions of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress held in the Library's Klingberg Puritan Literature Collection. These editions, printed from 1727 to the early 1900s, were donated from the personal library of John Eric Klingberg.

Bethel Civil War Hymnal Collection

This collection includes rare Civil War era hymnals from the private collection of Professor Mark Rhoads.