Amy Margaris

Reunifying Oberlin’s Natural History Collection

August 29, 2017
Hillary Hempstead
Associate Professor of Anthropology Amy Margaris ’96 along with other faculty and staff members on campus are working to digitize the college’s many “dangling collections”—objects and specimens spread across various campus buildings that at one time had a home in the college’s natural history museum.

Making an Imprint

March 2, 2017
Communications Staff
Students experience the time-honored craft of letterpress printing in this intensive, hands-on winter term project.

Who's That Girl?

August 22, 2016
Communications Staff
She's held court in Oberlin’s libraries since 1885, and she wears a size 6 shoe.

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Learning from Activist Mary Church Terrell

February 13, 2016
Lisa Gulasy
The symposium Complicated Relationships: Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy for 21st Century Activists, happening February 26 and 27, celebrates a significant gift to the Oberlin College Archives and examines what today’s activists can learn from famous educator, feminist, and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell (Class of 1884).

Diversify Your Collection

March 5, 2015
Rosalind Black
Second-year Kate Diamond spent winter term compiling titles of science fiction and fantasy books with diverse characters into an online database, All Our Worlds. The staff of the Oberlin College Library agreed to add 100 such titles to its collection.