OWU Historical Collection

The Collection

The historical collection exists to facilitate research related to the history of Ohio Wesleyan University by acquiring, preserving, and providing access to historically significant materials by, about, or related to OWU constituents.

The collection is available for supervised use during regular hours. Contact Emily Gattozzi at historicalcollection@owu.edu or 740-368-3233 to arrange a visit.

What's in the collection?

  • Artifacts:

    scrapbooks, photographs, portraits, mementos, and ephemera

  • Building, People, and Subject Files

  • Faculty and Alumni Publications

  • Student Departmental Honors Papers

  • University Publications:

    yearbooks, alumni magazines, student newspapers, catalogs, and directories

Visit the curator's guide to the OWU Historical Collection for more details.

What isn't in the collection?

The OWU Historical Collection is not a repository for official university records and does not contain student transcripts, university personnel records, or correspondence files


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