Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

From Special Collections/University Archives: Reverend Eugenio Kincaid

Reverend Eugenio Kincaid, often called the “Hero Missionary,” was an important figure in the early history of Bucknell University. A Baptist minister and missionary, Reverend…

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Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: The Diary of Sarah R. Meixell

Did you know you can find a diary in the Special Collections/University Archives with a first-hand account of life in Lewisburg during the Civil War?…

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Friday, November 3rd, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell’s Jan Plan

For most students, winter break in January is an opportunity to escape academics for a short time. However, on November 6, 1968, Bucknell began encouraging…

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Friday, October 27th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell Baseball

America’s favorite pastime was not a favorite in Lewisburg when it first arrived in the 1860’s. Bucknell’s President Loomis banned games from being played off…

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Thursday, October 12th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell Junior College

Before Wilkes College, now Wilkes University, in Wilkes-Barre, PA had become the Colonels, they were the Bucknell Bison. In early March of 1930, Bucknell was…

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell’s Alma Mater

One of the first traditions new Bucknellians experience is the singing of our very own alma mater, “Dear Bucknell.” For a time in its history,…

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: The SS Bucknell Victory

Did you know that an armed cargo ship in service during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars was named after Bucknell University?…

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