The Ohio State University: An Illustrated History

The Ohio State University: An Illustrated History

by RAIMUND E. GOERLER
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814211542

ISBN-13: 9780814211540

Pub. Date: 06/28/2011

Publisher: Ohio State University Press

 Raimund E. Goerler, acclaimed archivist and historian, has written the definitive guidebook to the history of The Ohio State University, one of the world's largest universities and a prominent land-grant institution. Using a topical strategy—ranging widely through critical events in OSU's history, vignettes of prominent alumni, and stories of well known

Overview

 Raimund E. Goerler, acclaimed archivist and historian, has written the definitive guidebook to the history of The Ohio State University, one of the world's largest universities and a prominent land-grant institution. Using a topical strategy—ranging widely through critical events in OSU's history, vignettes of prominent alumni, and stories of well known campus buildings, historic sites, presidents, student life, traditions, and athletics—The Ohio State University: An Illustrated History is the first one-volume history of the University to appear in more than fifty years.

 
Always entertaining and consistently informative, the book is lavishly illustrated with more than 300 rare photographs from the OSU Archives. The Ohio State University: An Illustrated History is a must-have for all who call themselves Buckeyes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814211540
Publisher:
Ohio State University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Preface and Acknowledgments xvii

Chapter 1 OSU's Early Years: From the Founding to The First Graduating Class, 1862-1878 3

Chapter 2 The Presidents of OSU 33

Chapter 3 Five Turning Points of OSU History 73

Chapter 4 They Did "Something Great": Twenty-Five people(Not Presidents) of The Ohio State University 105

Chapter 5 Student Life at OSU: A Historical Review 139

Chapter 6 OSU and Athletics 169

Chapter 7 Traditions 213

Chapter 8 from Neil Farm to OSU Campus 247

Chapter 9 Some Special Places at OSU 275

Chapter 10 Our University through Time: A Selective Chronology of OSU 307

Chapter 11 Bibliographic Essay: Historical Research at The Ohio State University 339

Index 343

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