View curated online exhibitions derived from the Oberlin College Digital Collections.
The Oberlin College Archives Objects Digital Catalogue consists of a photograph and a description of each 3-D item in record group 35, Museum Items. Most of these items have no connection to other record groups. Explore diverse objects from Oberlin's history.
This growing collection consists of selected images of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other media from various art historical periods. These images are selected on the basis of the curricular needs of the Oberlin College Department of Art.
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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 …
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 …
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 items featured here represent a small portion of the visual materials (paintings, drawings, prints; photographs and tintypes; correspondence; posters, playbills, and other ephemera) from the Frederick R. Selch Collection of American Music History. Like the more than 6,000 books and 700 instruments that comprise the principle portion …
Geology Photographs is a collection of photos depicting natural features and the human impact on environments around the world.
Professor Herbert G. May had a profound interest in the use of visual aids in teaching. His contributions to the Oberlin College School of Divinity's lantern slide collection include images from companies, books, and his own private images taken during his work on archaeological sites and personal trips to Palestine and the Middle …
Here you will find a sampling of the rich holdings of Oberlin College Archives and Library Special Collections as well as digital representations of other campus collections. The Special Collections and Archives websites provide a more complete view of the wonderful books, papers, and objects that have been given to the College throughout its history.
Teaching and research needs drive the digitization projects now underway, and we encourage faculty and student comments on adding materials to our digital collections.