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    Ohio U Greens: College

    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 | @AldenLibDigital & @AldenLibrary


    Ohio U Greens: College

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    Bird's eye view of students streaming past Wilson Hall (Administration), 1960s mid :: Ohio University Archives

    Manasseh Cutler Hall, 1800s. Reproduction of Manasseh Cutler Hall image. Manasseh Cutler Hall is the oldest building erected for higher education west of the Alleghenies and north of the Ohio River. It has served as a dormitory, classroom building, laboratory, library, and and museum over the years. In 1966, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. Currently it houses the OU president's office. :: Ohio University Archives

    Ohio University Military Band on College Green postcard, ca 1932. :: Ohio University Archives

    Couple studying on College Green, ca. 1960s :: Ohio University Archives

    Class of 1862 alumni at the 1912 Class Gateway.Gift of the Class of 1912, the Gateway and brick path led across College Green between Manasseh Cutler Hall and East Union Street. :: Ohio University Archives

    Cutting down McGuffey Elms on College Green, late 1950s. The McGuffey Elms were planted as a beautification effort by William Holmes McGuffey, fourth OU president. The last of the elms was cut down in 1959 due to disease. :: Ohio University Archives

    Spectrum Green yearbook, 1977. "Enjoying warm fall weather a student does chinups on a tree on College Green" :: Ohio University Archives

    Academy Building sketch. Sketch of what the Academy Building might have looked like. The Academy Building was the first building of the Ohio University campus. It was a two story, two room, 24 x 30 feet brick building and stood on the east side of the College Green between Galbreath Chapel and University Terrace. A granite column with plaque topped with the Sundial marks the spot. :: Ohio University Archives

    Sundial marking Academy Building site, 1942 ca. :: Ohio University Archives

    Sundial with four students posing, 1890s :: Ohio University Archives

    Sundial with four students posing, 1950s :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 2002. Students walk through Alumni Gate. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 2012. A photograph of College Green during sunrise is taken for one of the opening spreads of the yearbook. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena yearbook, 1937. Cutler Hall on College Green during winter. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena yearbook, 1950. Ohio University's Cutler Hall on snowy College Green. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena yearbook, 1950. "Through education we prepare for the future, lying before us within our grasp..." Young men and women relax on the Civil War Monument on Ohio University's College Green. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 2001. In 2001, the College Green walkways were being re-constructed and now in 2014, they are being re-constructed again. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1941. "The walk across the center of the campus to Cutler Hall." :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1993. "Curious students use the monument as a vantage point to catch a glimpse of Hilary Clinton. Little did they know she would be the next first lady." :: Ohio University Archives

    Looking out of Alden during move between Ohio University's Chubb and Alden Libraries, 1969 | Flickr :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1956. "The Ohio University Center was for you an arena for discussion, for verbal settlement of problems of the world, for presentation of vital ideas and principles." :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1926. Before it became the E.W. Scripps building, it was a library. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1925. Ellis hall is one of the oldest and largest classroom buildings on campus. :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1915. "Here's Where We Enter the Long / Walk that Leads to What Our / Alumni Like to Call Old Center, / East and West Colleges" :: Ohio University Archives

    Athena Yearbook, 1951. "To the incoming freshman Lindley Hall seems a labyrinth of levels." :: Ohio University Archives