Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives

The primary purpose of the Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College is to appraise, collect, organize, describe, make available and preserve records related to Illinois College. Collected materials include official records from governing boards, campus offices, committees and faculty and student organizations, as well as unique campus community publications. 


  • The archive collaborates and partners with classrooms across campus and disciplines to provide exciting active learning opportunities utilizing artifacts, manuscripts, and more to help create unique discoveries in and outside the classroom.
  • Student work, internship, and student-faculty research opportunities provide hands-on experience preserving and sharing our history through inventories, digital projects, and more.
  • The Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives provides unique opportunities for IC faculty, staff, students, and scholars from around the world to conduct research with our collections. 

All are welcome during open reading room hours or by appointment.