The Special Collections holds rare books, diaries, letters, maps, photographs, and other unique items.
The Archives consist of the Academy records since 1802, with staff records (demerits, grades, regulations).
Here are a selection of cadet letters and diary entries describing their experiences studying Physics. All content is from the Archives and Special Collections, USMA Library.
Cadet Letters Home: The academic experience, featuring Physics
LibGuide Design: Mary Ahenakew, Exhibits Librarian
Content: Susan Lintelmann, Archives & Special Collections Curator
Digital Images: Casey Madrick, Information Resources Technician
Transcriptions: Katie Tricomi, Archives & Special Collections Technician
COL Corey S. Gerving, Academy Professor, Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering