Monthly Archives: February 2009

Downtown

This image is from an old postcard in our collection from the early 1900’s. The image was taken from the middle of Main Street, looking west. Crawfordsville was a vibrant town and the downtown was where nearly everything happened. The … Continue reading

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1962

This image is a portion of the centerfold from the 1962 yearbook. I zoomed in and then cropped the image to show the many changes to this portion of the campus. In this image: The Library is still new and … Continue reading

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Wabash men and Lincoln

So often the greatest stories come from alumni who contact me. This is a perfect example of such a contact and what a story! Alumnus Art Howe [W1982] sent this information in an email about the many close connections between … Continue reading

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Lincoln in the Library

With 2009 as the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln, it seems that everywhere we turn there is another Lincoln event! Not to let a chance to highlight our collection slip by, we are hosting an exhibit entitled, “Lincoln in the Library”. … Continue reading

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Captain Blinn

John J. Blinn was a Terre Haute boy of 16 when he arrived at Wabash to attend the Preparatory School in 1856. Student life at that time was fairly straightforward and consisted of lectures, recitations and studies. The spice was … Continue reading

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