Published since 1944, the Allen Memorial Art Museum Bulletin includes scholarly articles written by the Museum's directors, curators, Oberlin College Art Department faculty, and art historians and scholars from other institutions worldwide. The articles describe objects acquired by the Museum from many geographic regions and …
The Oberlin College Archives Museum Collection consists of a photograph and a description of each 3-D item in record group 35 and each painting, drawing, print or other framed item in record group 40. Most of these items have no connection to other record groups. Explore diverse objects, artworks and other framed items from …
Students at Oberlin are often assigned research projects that involve examining historical visual resources at the Archives. In the 2008-2009 academic year students scanned images to use as illustrations in their papers for courses such as Media & Memory, Meanings of the Memorial Arch, and Approaches to Western Architectural History. To …
The Clarence Ward Art Library has a growing collection of more than 900 artists' books by established artists (such as Edward Ruscha, Damien Hirst, and Kiki Smith) as well as Oberlin faculty, students, alumni, and Oberlin town artists. This dynamic collection is a valuable instruction and research tool for students, faculty, and …
Each of the large historical real estate atlases of Columbus, Ohio included in this collection were created and published by the G. William Baist Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The maps in Baist’s atlases were created for utilitarian purposes: Baist’s maps were for real estate title searches and include detailed building, …
This collection of (generally uncatalogued) historical museum objects and facsimiles relates to communication technology throughout history. It was gathered together through discovery and purchase starting in 2001, and has been added to substantially since that time. These objects range from clay tablets and scrolls, printing presses …
During his fifty years in Major League Baseball, Branch Rickey became known as one of the league's most inventive figures, recognized for developing the minor league farm system and propelling league expansion. In 1947, Rickey helped to change the game forever by signing Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers, an act that made …
Welcome to the digital version of the Denison University Herbarium!
This project aims to catalog and digitize all of the specimens collected over nearly 150 years in our collection. The earliest specimens in our herbarium date from the mid to late 1800s. During that time, collecting and pressing plants was a serious hobby for many people, …
This collection is a miscellany of Oberliniana and materials digitized to support teaching at Oberlin, including Hi-o-Hi volumes digitized for classes recently gathered for commencement reunions. All books digitized here are also cataloged in OBIS, our online catalog.
The Digital Teaching Collection of Student Three-Dimensional Artwork documents the work created by students in Professors Cynthia Cetlin and Jon Quick’s Metals courses. Viewing images is a necessary component of studio art courses. For each of their assignments, Cetlin and Quick give presentations of students’ and artists’ work …
Here you will find a sampling of the rich holdings of archives, libraries, and academic departments of the Five Colleges of Ohio.
Teaching and research needs drive the digitization projects now underway. This website and the collaborations which created many of the collections are funded in part with the generous support of Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.