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PTS Archives: Artifacts


The PTS Archives houses over 160 artifacts. These materials include broadsides, architectural drawings, diplomas, communion tokens, gavels, robes, and seminary seals. They vary greatly in size, topic, and relation to the seminary.

To access the artifacts, please contact the library,


Artifact List

This list includes all recorded artifacts in the Archives, along with additional information about each item.


Artifact 161 is a pewter or metal plate, 10 1/2" in diameter, and engraved with the words "Western Theological Seminary." Date of the object is unknown, but it was found at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 2014


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This guide was authored by archivist Elizabeth Scott. It is currently maintained by Alyson Pope.