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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.
Associate Professor of Anthropology Amy Margaris

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.
The Reading Girl statue is wearing a Converse sneaker and a bright purple necklace.

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).
Display case featuring photos of Mary Church Terrell

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