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Contents
Index by Name and Subject

Note: Numbers refer to bibliographic entries, not to pages.

Adventist education and reforms, 201
Alcoa, 124; history of, 413; story of aluminum, 269,294
Allen, George N., his visit to Jamaica, 72; as teacher, 76; at Yellowstone National Park, 422
Aluminum. See Alcoa.
American Association of University Women, Oberlin Branch of, 279,316
American scientists, origins of, 309
Amistad captives, 110,187
Anderson, Matthew, black preacher, 129
Andrews, George W., 244
Anonymous, 1,2,238-243,350
Antislavery, movement of:
activities in Oberlin, 151,160,165; and Lane Rebels, 208-209
Appley, John, 73,351-352
Architecture. See under Oberlin, town of, and Oberlin College.
Arnold, Matthew, 197
Arnold, Paul, 3
Artz, Frederick B., his days as a student, 74
Ashmore, Harry S., 75

Bailey, Allen, 4
Ballatine, W.G., 245
Bandstands, in Oberlin and elsewhere, 54,383
Barnard, Elihu, 5
Barnard, John, 246
Baumann, Roland M., 353-357
Baxley, Katrine MacGlashan, 358
Baymiller, Paula, 359
Benzing, David, 359
Bigglestone, William E., 76-77,102,141-145,247-251
Black coeducation, antebellum period, 184
Blackburn, Doug, 6,7
Blackwell. See Brown, Antoinette.
Blodgett, Geoffrey T., writings of, 8-10,78-80,146-148,252,360-364
Bloomfield, Maxwell, 81
Boardman, Thomas L., 365
Bohn, William F., 11,253-254
Bongiorno, Andrew, 12,255
Bongiorno, Laurine M., 256
Boston, Michon, 366
Bosworth, L.A.M., 149
Bradley, Dan Beech, 100
Bradley, Dan Freeman, 13,257
Bradley, Emilie, 100
Brandt, Nat H., 150
Brookes, Kim, 14
Brown, Antoinette, correspondence of, 108-109
Brower, C. DeW., 50
Brown, John, 173,233; painting of, 177; and his Oberlin lands, 232
Bruce, Blanche K., black reconstruction U.S. Congressman, 104
Burials. See Oberlin, town of.
Burnell, Arthur T., 258
Burr, James, 187
Burroughs, Wilbur G., 151

F.C., 259
Cable, Nancy J., 260
Camp, C.R., 15
Campfield, Mary Tarpley, 261
Campus unrest, or demonstrations. See Oberlin College.
Carlson, Ellsworth C., 82,262
Carr, F. Easton, 263
Carr, Robert Kenneth, 361,417
Carter, Marva Griffin, 83
Carver, Thomas Nixon, life of, 84
Chadwick, Cassie, 274
Chamberlain, Ernest B., 85,264
Chapin, William H., 152
Cheek, Aimee Lee, 87,89
Cheek, William F., 86-90
Christian sociology, movement of, 270
Churchill, Alfred Vance, 153
Churchill family, of Oberlin, 85
Cincinnati, its relationship with Oberlin, 157
Civil disobedience, 215; at Oberlin, 391
Civil War, and Oberlin's role in it, 148-151; memories of, 202. See also Company C.
Clark, Elizabeth Keep, 154
Clark, Ricky, 155,367
Clemenson, Barbara, 91
Cochran, William C., 156-158,265-266
Cole, Charles N., 267-268
Comings, Emilie Royce, 159
Commons, John R., life of 92
Company C, 70; history of, 234,236
Cook, Will Marion, music of, 83,126
Cooper, Anna Julia, life of, 94
Corwin, Carolyn, 368
Cowles, Betsy Mix, life of, 93
Cowles, Mary Louisa, Oberlin in the 1850s, 175
Cox, Kenyon, letters of, 118
Craig, Norman C., 269
Crunden, Robert M., 270
Current, Richard N., 369

Daugherty, Michael, 370
Davis, Lydia Lord, 82
Deblasio, Donna Marie, 93
Delphin, Ellis S., 371
Dickinson, Edward, 16,271
Dickson, Edith, 272
Dobbins, Sharon E.A., 17
Douglass, Frederick, 197
Douthis, Johnnie, 94
Doyle, Michael, 18
Durling, Mary, 372
DuPuis, Richard A.G., 97
DuVerlie, Evan, 373
Dyer, Christine, 273
Dzuback, Mary Ann, 95

Ecology, 276
Edelstein, Stewart I., 274,374
Education. See Oberlin College.
Elder, John, 19
Ellsworth, Clayton S., 160
Evangelicalism, tradition of, 246,270

Fairchild, E.H., 161
Fairchild, James H., 98,275; letters of, 162; studies of 127; writings of, 163-164
Farquhar, Leslie Candor, 276-278
Farrand, Beatrix, 414
Field, John W., 96
Finney, Charles G., 97,147,156,190,197,218; his memoirs, 77,97; biographies of, 103,122,136,138,195,217; compared to Asa Mahan, 183; his children, 189
Finney compact, 214
Fitch, Emma Monroe, 98
Fitch, Florence M., 279
Fletcher, Juanita D., 165
Fletcher, Robert S., 20,166-178,280-283
Fowler, Julian, 388
Foster, Frank H., 284
Frohmberg, Katherine, 375
Fullerton, Kemper, 21; writings of, 285-287

G.I. Bill and Oberlin, 362
Gabrielli, Betty, 376-378
Ganzel, Carol, 379-380
Gardner, Douglass S., 381
Gehrkens, Karl Wilson, life of, 111
Geiser, Karl, 79-80
Giddings, Joshua, 197
Gilbert, Cass, 133,252
Ginzberg, Lori D., 179
Gittler, Harvey, 382
Goldberg, Marcia, 22,99-101,288
Goodrich, H.B., 309
Gough, J.B., 197
Grashoff, Linda, 383-385
Green, Sarah M.K. See Kinson, Sarah Margru.
Grimm, Linda, 387
Grover, F.O., 289
Gulick, Frances G., 306

Haddad, Gladys, 180-181
Haessly, Lynn, 387
Hall, Charles Martin, 269,359. See also Alcoa.
Hall, James H., 290
Hall, Lyman B., 182
Hall, Russell T., journal of, 102
Hamilton, James E., 114,183
Hanna, Delphine, pioneer in physical education, 113,123,291
Hanna, Delphine, 113,291
Hardman, Keith J., 103
Harris, William C., 104
Haskell, Douglas P., 23
Haslun, Robert A., 24
Havel, Vaclav, of Czechoslovakia, 421
Haverstock, Nathan A., 388
Hayden, Ferdinand V., 422
Hayden, Thomas C., 389-390
Henle, Ellen. See Lawson, Ellen.
Hicken, Victor, 292
Hilberry, Conrad, 391
Hinman, Susan F., 293
Hogeland, Ronald W., 185
Holland, Justin, black guitarist in the Western Reserve, 91
Holmes, Harry N., 294
Holton, J.W., 25
Homstead, Bea, 392
Horton, James Oliver, 186
Horton, Walter, 13
Hosford, Frances J., writings of, 26-31,105,187-194,295-297
Hubbard, George D., 298
Huntley, Katharine Burgner, 299
Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 75,95,300
Hutchins, William J., 301
Hymn makers, in Oberlin, 63

Jackson, Mary, 359
Jacobs, Carol, writings of, 356-357
Jameson, George C., 32,302-304,337
Jameson, Russell P., 305
Jaszi, Oscar, Oberlin scholar, 135
Jewett, Frank F., 306,359
Johns, Vernon, black preacher, 132
Johnson, James E., 195
Johnston, Adelia A. Field, life of, 106; writings of, 196; 197,329
Jones, Adrienne Lash, 33
Jones, George, 377
Jones, George M., 34
Jones, Lynds, 276
Jubilee, celebration in 1883, 50,164,245,275
Junior exhibition, 247

Kaiser, P.H., 198
Keefe, Robert J., 307
Keeler, Harriet L., 106
Kellogg, Mary (Mrs. James Fairchild), 98,105
Keyssar, Helene, 107
King, Ernestine Evans, 308
King, Henry Churchill, 35, life of, 112; 252,295
King-Crane commission, of WWI, 308
Kinsey, Daniel C., 199-200
Kinson, Sarah Margru, 110
Knapp, R.H., 309
Knight, George, 201
Knight, Roderic, 393
Kornblith, Gary, 394
Kurtz, John W., 36

Ladies' Literary Society. See Oberlin College, student life.
Laine, William R., 202
Lane rebels, 208-209,237
Langeler, George H., 384,395
Langston, John Mercer, 78,81,86-90,235
Larson, Arlin T., 37
Lasser, Carol, 38-39,109-110
Lawson, Ellen NicKenzie, 110,184,204-205
Lee, James W., 206
Lendrim, Frank T., 111
Leonard, Delavan L., 40,207
Leonard, Fred E., 320
Lermond, Martha, 41
Lesick, Lawrence Thomas, 208-209
Lewis, [Mary] Edmonia, 79,99,101
Ligibel, Ted J., 210
Lillich, Richard B., 211
Linehan, Katherine B., 39
Little, Sarah Cowles, 212
Little Red School House in Oberlin, 350
Livingston, Dayton E., 417
Lobue, Wayne N., 213
Lorain county, history of, 2,25,46,50,61,71. See also Oberlin, town of; Oberlin College.
Lothrop, Alfred P., 42
Love, Donald M., 112,310-313
Luker, Richard M., 214
Lynn, Minnie L., 113,314

McClelland, William L., 217
McCormick, Robert W., 117
McMillian, David K., 218
MacKay, Alfred, 315,396
Madden, Edward H., writings of, 114-115,215-216
Mahan, Asa, life of, 114,115,140; 146; compared to C.G. Finney, 183
Mahan-Morgan House, 272
Marriage, attitudes towards it, 1840-1855, 155
Martin, Charles B., reminiscences of, 116
Martin, Mrs. C.B., 316
Masaryk, Tomas, of Czechoslovakia, 421
Mead, George H., 333
Medicine, consumer rebellion against, 231; historical sketch of, 303; homeopathic medicine, 388
Ming Hsien Memorial, 293
Merrill, Marlene D., writings of, 43,108,109,184,219-223
Metcalf, Keyes D., 317
Metcalf, Maynard M., 318-319
Meyer, Andrea, 44
Michigan, early influence on by Oberlin, 226
Missionaries, in China, 342; missionaries and the Memorial Arch, 356-357; positions of, 155
Moffett, William A., 397-399
Monroe, Mary K., 224
Montgomery, Mary Potts, 400
Morgan, H. Wayne, 118
Morgan, Ted, 401
Morison, William J., 119
Mosher, Charles, papers of, 376

Naul, Roland, 320
Nickoloff, Cynthia, 45
Nichols, John Herbert, 321-322
Norris, A.C., 323
Numbers, Ronald L., 120
Nunn, Emily, 402-403
Nye, Russell B., 324

Oberlin, Jean Frederic, 21,36,66,125
Oberlin, town of:

architectural heritage, 9,210,273,341
blacks, 233,364,366,368,372;
burials, 296
business history, 15
geological history, 51
name of, 36
faculty involvement in municipal affairs, 302
fair-housing ordinance, 410
history of, 25,40,46,47,50,53,69,142-145,152-153,161,172,198,207,299,429
hospital, 304
leadership in, 429
myths and no-myths, 29-30
old houses in, 31,330
public schools of, 1
relationship with college, 379
sociological study of, 349
Oberlin church (First church in Oberlin), 27,207,224
Oberlin Clinic, 55
Oberlin College ("Collegiate Institute" before 1850):
Academy, or Preparatory Department, 301
administration, 318. See also college offices and departments; governance.
affirmative action, a history of, 409
Afro-American students. See black students.
Allen Memorial Art Museum, 62,256
Alumni Association, 60,191
American-Soviet Youth Orchestra, 406,415
architectural heritage, 3,9,23,210,341
athletics in. See physical education for men and women, below.
black students, 33,141,144,165,184-186,193; educating blacks inthe 1960s & 70s, 407; "irrespective of color," 141; contributions of black musicians, 91
band, history of, 343
buildings, 310; computer music studio, 411; Kettering, neuroscience wind at, 412; Memorial Arch, 356-357; Sturges Hall, 313
campus unrest, 1960s-1970s, 365
capital fund-raising, early efforts at, 220; endowment policy, 425
coeducation in, 26,38,39,43,166,169,174,184-186,219,221-223
classes of, 1882, 257; 1898, 323; 1904, 327; classes contrasted, 12
cluster program (Plato's Academy), 403
College Administrative Offices:
Archives, 353-355,376
Chaplins, office of, 378
Computing Center, 405
Financial Aid, office of, 418
Library, 274,283,317,331,375,397-399,420
Psychological Services, office of, 426
college seal, mural, 22
commencement and tradition, 24,402
committee on social and political concerns, 360
community work, 14
Conservatory of Music (main division), 52; history of, 64,244,340
co-ops, 373,408
culture-diversity, requirements of, 394
Departments of, or curriculum:
archaeology, 386
botany, 289
chemistry, 269,306
computer music, 370,411
computer science, 351
English, 238
geology and geography, 298,326
Ladies' Department, Board of Managers of, 194
neuroscience, 412
physical education, 199-200,307,314,335,374; for women, 291
physics, 344
romance languages, 305
sociology, history of, 348
environment, college's relationships to planet, 404
EXCO courses, 382
faculty at, 196
finances, history of, 254,328,417
fraternities, 277
governance, 171,214
grades, 369
Graduate School of Theology, 13,206,325
health plan, 427
history of, 2,8,10,11,50,53,58,65,152-154,158,161,167-169,172,182, 191,197-198,203,246,285,346-347; history of 1960s, 401
housing and dining halls, 371; for college men, 268
illumination night, 402
Jewish students, 44; and Judaism, 68
Mock Conventions, 281
Musical Union, 18,248,271,345
political correctness, 385
presidents, selection of, 251
purposes of, 37
registration, procedures on, 381
religion, 19
science, 42
Sport teams:
baseball, 334; basketball, 242,321; football, 6-7,241,322
student body of, or student life:
campus life, 5,395
Glee Club, 290
Ladies' Literary Society, 159,211,229
Oberlin Dramatic Association, 57,59
Oberlin Review, 387; 65th anniversary of, 240
opinions of, 363
publications, 387
student interest in Oberlin, 389,390
tuition probe, by U.S. Justice Dept., 419
women, pioneers at, 192. See also coeducation.
Oberlin hospital, 32
Oberlin idea, 28
Oberlin inheritance, 35
Oberlin Inn, 358,392
Oberlin in the 1880s-1890s, 280
Oberlin jubilee. See Jubilee.
Oberlin night school, 312
"Oberlin Perfectionism," 213
Oberlin Temperance War, history of, 243
Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association, 253
Oberlin-Wellington Rescue. See Wellington-Rescue.
Oberliniana, 50,66,225
Ojibway Mission, 284
Oneida community, 176
Orchard kindergarten, 380
Orr, David, 404
Owen, Llewelyn A., 325

Palmieri, Joseph N., 405
Parvelek, Nathan, 406
Patterson, Allan, editor of, 46
Payne, Hal D., 407
Peck, Henry E., 197
Pettijohn, F.J., 326
Phillips, Wilbur H., 47
Pictorial Memories, 49
Piez, Eleanor, 408
Place, Ruth Mosher, 327
Postcards, of Oberlin, 45
Practice teaching, at Oberlin, 267
Price, Eva Jane, journal of, 121
Prindle, Sue E., 409
Protestantism, tradition of, at Oberlin, 65,270
Public schools. See Oberlin, town of.

Quilts, marking the sesquicentennial, 367; Oberlin quilt, 400

Race relations, in 1950s, 368; in 1988, 364; race and sex, 366
Ralston, Chester F., 48
Ransom, Louis, painting of John Brown, 177
Red Lake mission (Minnesota), beginnings of, 249
Reform traditions, 215-216,270
Reich, Donald R., 410
Riley, Tim M., 411
Ringenberg, William C., 226
Root, Azariah S., study of, 130-131; writings of, 328-330; his role in library instruction, 331
Rosell, Garth M., 122
Rotary Club of Oberlin, 49
Rubin, Richard, 331

Saslaw, Rita S., 227-228
Schauffler, Margaret, 421
Science, at Oberlin, 359
Seidman, Rachel F., 229
Severens, Kenneth W., 332
Shalin, Dmditri N., 333
Shaw, Carroll K., 123
Shaw, Norman, 334
Shipherd, Esther R., 188
Shipherd, John Jay, 188
Shipherd, Jacob R., 230
Shults, Frederick D., 335-336
Shumway, A.L., 50
Siddall, A. Clair, 231,337-338
Simonson, Bruce, 51
Singleton, Ralph H., 339
Skyrm, Richard D., 52
Slave escapes, 187
Smith, Delazon, 53
Smith, Dennison, 412
Smith, George David, 124
Solyn, Paul, 413-414
Spaulding-Allen Indian collection, 282
Staff, writings of, 415-422
Stanley, Sara, 110
Starr, S. Frederick, 54,125-126; inaugural address, 423
Stephens, James T., 55
Stinebring, Dan, 424
Stiven, Frederic B., 340
Stone, Lucy, correspondence of, 108-109
Strong, Anna Louise, 107
Strong, Tracy B., 107
Student societies, in the 19th century, 227-228
Stutler, Boyd B., 232
Swing, Albert Temple, 127
Swing, Raymond, memoir of, 128

Tappan Square, legacy of, 18; early surroundings, 212
Tappan, Lewis, 139
Taylor, Warren, 56-59
Temperance, 243
Tharp, Charles, 425
Thelen, Jenny, writings of, 60
Thomas, Robert S., 61,233
Thompson, George, 187
Thompson, John R., 426
Townshend, Norton S., M.D., 117
Trefethen, Jessie B., 62
Trotman, C. James, 129
Tucker, John Mark, writings of, 130-131
Turner, Maelinda, 132
Twain, Mark, in Oberlin, 324; 339

United States, history of: See Civil War; Evangelicalism; G.I. Bill; King-Crane commission; Oberlin, town of; Oberlin College; Protestantism; Race relations; Temperance; and Wellington-Rescue.

Van Dyke, Mary Louise, 63
Venturi, Robert, 133
Vietnam War, 360,365
Village Improvement Society, in Oberlin, 329
Volunteerism, at Oberlin College, 352

Walker, Moses Fleetwood, 73,134
Warch, Willard, 64
Ward, Clarence, 341
Warford, Malcom L., 65
Warner, J.H., 427
Warner, Lucien C., history of Warnaco Co., 96
Warner, Robert, life as a physicist, 428
Wellington Rescue, 178,230
Western Reserve, social roles and education for women, 181
Westervelt Hall, 41
White, James, 418
Wildavsky, Aaron, 429
Wilder, Theodore, 234
Wilkins, Ernest Hatch, writings of, 66,166; about this presidency, 255,311
Williams, Alice Moon, 342
Williams, Arthur L., 343
Williams, N. Eugene, 134
Williams, Samuel R., 344
Williams, Whiting, 137
Williams Brothers, 67
Wilson, Harlan, 135
Wolf, Richard C., 136
Wolfe, W. Dean, 68,235
Women, in Oberlin, 179; women's work at the college, 180; history of, 219,221-223
Woodson, Sarah, 110
Work, Alanson, 187
Wright, Etta M., 69
Wright, Frank Lloyd, house in Oberlin, 278,332
Wright, George Frederick, studies on, 119,120, writings of, 69-71,138, 236,345-347
Wyatt-Brown, Bertram, 139

Yellowstone National Park, 422
Yinger, J. Milton, 348

Zikmund, Barbara Brown, 140
Zorbaugh, Charles L., 237
Zorbaugh, Frederick M., 349

 
 
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