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Ohio U's College Green

Materials related to the heart of the Ohio University campus, the College Green, from the collections of the Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections, Ohio University Libraries. Find more at http://media.library.ohiou.edu

Athena Yearbook, 1959. "The gravel and brick walks of campus green grow familiar to the feet of the students as they walk from class to class, meeting to meeting, or just a stroll at night. In the spring, concerts are given under the trees, where the graduation ceremonies are held later. This fall scene is Ohio University in a picture." :: Ohio University Archives

Ohio University bulletin. Undergraduate catalog, 1985-1986. People sit in a circle on College Green in front of Cutler Hall. :: Ohio University Archives

Early 1900s. May Pole dances were held in the spring on College Green. Here the queen and her attendants pose with Ewing Hall as a backdrop. :: Ohio University Archives

Early 1900s. May Pole dances were held in the spring on College Green. Looking south toward Ellis Hall. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, March 1950. "The Class of 1948 Fountain is enjoying the patronage of Jennie Lou Huls, Toledo, Wally Malkin, Youngstown, and Emily Sayles, Clyde, all sophomores." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, June 1963. "Welcome to Ohio University. Although the campus has taken on somewhat of a new look since your last visit, the College Green, with its interwoven walks shaded by elms, still remains the same. Cutler Hall, Ohio's oldest building, continues to hold forth as the campuses focal point of activity." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, January 1962. "A familiar view on the College Green." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, June 1961. "An unusual summer view of the campus, taken by Photographer Dana Vibberts, shows the new Alumni Gateway from the third floor of Cutler Hall. Umbrella tables in the background are on the patio of the University Center." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, October 1960. "Fall brings color to the Ohio University campus and to this month's cover of the Alumnus Magazine. The scene looks across the College Green from the Library, with Cutler Tower in the background." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, November 1955. "With more than 6000 students enrolled at the university this year, space on the wall in front of Cutler Hall, favorite meeting place between classes, is usually at a premium." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, October 1955. "Class on the green is conducted by Dr. Harry B. Crewson, assistant professor of economics, during July heat wave. Size of the class is indicative of difference in enrollment. Summer total was 917, of which 502 were men." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, October 1959. The last of the elm trees that President William McGuffey planted on College Green. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, May 1955. "Ohio University has taken on a new look during the past ten years, but the heart of the campus, "The College Green," remains a familiar sight to alumni from all years. This month's cover photograph, taken by Tom Richards, a junior majoring in photography, looks up the familiar walk to Cutler Hall." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, December 1953. "Our Romeo and Juliet play the Center balcony scene against a dramatic backdrop of lights from the College Green, Cutler Hall, and Memorial Auditorium." Rita Hale and Trez Folger in the Baker Student Center. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, October 1952. "The Class of '48 Fountain, which might vie for your attention in this month's cover picture by George Craven, Oreland, Pa., senior, is a relative newcomer to the campus. It's been a part of only a couple of the beautiful early fall scenes such as this." :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, December 1951. Bird's eye view of Memorial Auditorium's west portico. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, February 1950. The Alumni Gateway on College Green in snow. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, November 1959. "Class Change on the Campus." Bird's-eye view shot from Cutler Hall of people on College Green. :: Ohio University Archives

The Ohio Alumnus, October 1959. The last of the elm trees that President William McGuffey planted on College Green. :: Ohio University Archives

Athena Yearbook, 1959. "A boy and a girl leave the indoors to study together on the campus green." :: Ohio University Archives

Spectrum Green Yearbook, 1976. Images of College Green. :: Ohio University Archives

Athena yearbook, 2000. The Ohio University Class Gateway in the spring time when the tulips are in bloom. :: Ohio University Archives

Athena yearbook, 1957. A bird's eye view of College Green shot from Old Baker Center. :: Ohio University Archives

Athena yearbook, 1987. Students walk into Chubb Hall from the College Green entrance. :: Ohio University Archives