Monthly Archives: February 2010

Time travel

There are some collections here in the Archives that have the ability to transport you to another time. A couple of weeks ago we had an art class in the Archives really digging around. Among the things that they brought … Continue reading

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Who knew?

As the Archivist I receive research requests of all sorts. Everything from requests for information on great-grandfather’s history while at school to information on a former faculty member. These requests are great and it is almost always the case that … Continue reading

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A new hall of sciences

Goodrich Hall now home to the Mathematics and Physics departments  was built in the late 1930’s as a hall of sciences at Wabash.  The new building was the result of two very determined men and a stiff challenge. Former Governor … Continue reading

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Sassafras, oh sassafras…

One of the most delightful outcomes of blogging is the chance that I get to hear from people when a story strikes a chord. It is doubly delightful when the blog prompts a story from them. This posting is just … Continue reading

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A piece of the past

Here in the Archives we receive many donations – some are what might be expected – an old letter sweater or an old journal. Some of our donations are just plain odd – like the collection of bricks from Kingery … Continue reading

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