The Special Collections at Champlain College illuminate the history of the College and its environs. The Champlain College Archives documents the history and activities of Champlain College from its founding in 1878 to the present day. The Llewellyn Collection of Vermont History contains publications, artifacts, and ephemera related to the state of Vermont, with a focus on the city of Burlington. The Local History Collection contains additional publications related to Burlington, Lake Champlain, and Vermont.
Cataloguing of Special Collections materials is currently underway. Catalogued items are available in two places: Books and pamphlets in the Local History Collection are included in the Champlain College Library's catalog. Materials in the Llewellyn Collection and Archives, and ephemera in the Local History Collection, are included in the Special Collections catalog.