Archives, Special Collections, & Digital Initiatives

The Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives department of the University Libraries acquires historical materials related to Mercer University history and Baptist life in Georgia; processes and houses these materials according to archival standards; makes these materials available to researchers both on- and off-campus; and, through all of these activities, represents Mercer University and its mission. 

Image of an antique postcard with the label "20178 Mercer University and chapel, Macon, GA

Contact Us

Email Us:

Please allow at least five business days for an email response.

Make an Appointment

Should be made at least two business days in advance


  • Monday              9:00AM – 12:00PM, 1:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Tuesday             9:00AM – 12:00PM, 1:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Wednesday       CLOSED
  • Thursday           9:00AM – 12:00PM, 1:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Friday                 9:00AM – 12:00PM, 1:00PM – 5:00PM

*Exceptions: University holidays


If you are using a GPS navigation system, enter “1780 College Street, Macon, GA 31207” to find your way onto the library’s side of campus.

From I-16 follow the signs to I-75 South. From I-75 (north or south) :

  • Exit at Mercer University Drive (Exit 163).
  • From southbound I-75 turn left onto Mercer University Drive; from northbound I-75 turn right onto Mercer University Drive.
  • Travel to the second traffic light (College Street).
  • Turn left onto campus.
  • Drive down to the stop sign and turn left into a large parking lot.
  • The library is the large brick building with a clock tower on top.
  • The main entrance is under the clock tower.
  • Special Collections is on the third floor.

A campus map is available.

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