Monthly Archives: November 2008

Help wanted…

  This appeal was printed in the American Home Missionary magazine of January 1833. It is a posting for the first member of the Wabash faculty. You will note that the position is listed for a teacher in the Crawfordsville … Continue reading

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Center Hall Library

This image shows the first floor of the North Wing of Center Hall when it was a library. This location is now used by the Business Office and bears little resemblance to this picture. This was the campus library and … Continue reading

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In living color…

W. Norwood Brigance Slides   This shot of the Wabash Marching Band was taken during the Georgetown football game of 1939 by W. Norwood Brigance.  Brigance was one of those people who took pictures all around campus. As the archivist, … Continue reading

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Monon Bell

Bell Week Sometimes the images just speak for themselves… I would only add that this photo is from 1967, the Bachelor from 1951 and, of course…  Go Wabash!   Beth Swift

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Mud Hollow

This aerial picture is from the 1950’s. I love it because it shows us Mud Hollow so very clearly. Mud Hollow was Wabash’s version of a veteran’s village to accommodate the men who attended Wabash with their families. It was … Continue reading

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Scan Magic

Hovey Museum When I make a presentation about the history of the college, I like to start with this image. It is a photograph of the Hovey Museum taken for the 1898 Viewbook.The Hovey Musuem occupied the old Polytechnic Gymnasium … Continue reading

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Past elections

Mock Conventions of the 20th Century While searching for a picture for a sign here in the Archives, I came across these photos of Mock Political conventions through the 20th Century . The first image is, I believe, from the … Continue reading

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