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Call Number: LD4177.H5
Publication Date: 1890-2006
The Oberlin College yearbook, available in print and online.
Oberlin College Archives
“To preserve the institution's "memory" and support the teaching mission. Today, the archives of the College comprise a unique body of materials containing information of administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical value to the institution.” Founded in 1966, located the fourth floor of Mudd.
Oberlin Heritage Center
Mission: “To preserve and share Oberlin’s unique heritage and to make our community a better place to live, learn, work, and visit.” Founded as the Village Improvement Society in 1903, this organization essentially functions as Oberlin’s local historical society and historic preservation organization. It owns several buildings and numerous artifacts and has an active staff and volunteers that lead tours, offer workshops, sponsor programs and events, conduct research, and document community history.
EOG, Electronic Oberlin Group
Founded in 1996, the Electronic Oberlin Group (EOG) was a volunteer organization that sought to make available in electronic format a wide range of materials and resources about the town of Oberlin and its history. This site is no longer being maintained.
Architecture of Oberlin College
Web exhibit on the history of buildings, monuments and the green space on campus, with maps, photos, illustrations, and descriptive information.
Oberlin Alumni Magazine by
Publication Date: 1904-present
Contains articles about college events, activities, and initiatives, as well as human interest stories about individual alumnae, faculty, and staff. Also includes “class notes” section with short entries submitted by alumnae about events in their lives. Available online and in print.
Published periodically by the college; a selection of alumni directories is at the research desk and available in the Archives. More contemporary directories (1981, 1989, 1995, 2004) list only living alumnae. For comprehensive listings of all students (whether they graduated or not), faculty, and administrators prior to 1960, use the following; these sources have slightly different information in cases where individuals are listed in both sources.