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Archives and Special Collections at Penn State Harrisburg

This guide provides an overview of the resources available from Archives and Special Collections in the Madlyn L. Hanes Library, part of the Penn State University Libraries, at Penn State Harrisburg.

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Please Note:  During the Fall of 2023, Archives and Special Collections will be temporarily closed in order to complete facilities improvements.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience and look forward to reopening in January 2024. 

Although our collections are inaccessible during this time, we are still here to help!  Please contact us via phone or email listed below.

Phone:  (717) 948-6065 or (717) 948-6070

Email: or contact Heidi Abbey Moyer directly at


Faculty, Staff, and Student Directory

Heidi Abbey MoyerHeidi Abbey Moyer, B.A., M.A., M.L.S., C.A.
Archivist and Humanities Reference Librarian
Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections
Faculty Liaison Librarian to the Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities

Email:  |  Office Phone and Voicemail: 717.948.6056
Websites: Library Guides at Penn State and Penn State Harrisburg Directory
Online Profiles: About Me | Google ScholarLinkedIn | Orchid ID | PSU Research Portal (Pure)

Elizabeth "Liz" McIlhenneyElizabeth "Liz" McIlhenney, B.A.
Archives Processing Assistant, Part-Time

Email: | Office Phone and Voicemail:  717.948.6564 
Liz works on the arrangement and description of collections and coordinates many of our social media platforms, user metrics, exhibitions, and displays. She also assists with daily archives administration, archival instruction, and digitization. 


David WycheDavid Wyche, B.A., M.A., American Studies Ph.D. Candidate
Archives Graduate Assistant, Fall 2023

David works in the repository on various processing and outreach projects.  He brings in-depth military experience and military history knowledge to the archives and assists with reviewing finding aids, curating exhibitions and displays, as well as working on transcription for the Harrisburg-area Holocaust Oral History Project.