The Hovey Scrapbook is a collection of ephemera related to the earliest decades of Wabash College. It was assembled by Edmund O. Hovey, a founder and the first professor of sciences at Wabash, and consists of letters, memoranda, annual catalogues, programs of College events, and newspaper clippings covering the period from 1832 to 1876. Hovey used much of this material in writing his 1849 History of Wabash College. After his death in 1877, his children, Horace C. and Mary F. Hovey, presented the scrapbook as a gift to the College. Due to the age and fragility of the paper not every document has been reproduced in full.