Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell’s Observatory

Five years after William Bucknell donated $50,000 to the University at Lewisburg in 1881, saving the institution from financial ruin, he continued to play a…

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Monday, April 3rd, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Guy Payne and the College Inn

While much of Bucknell’s campus today is under the ownership of the University, during much of the University’s history, the campus was dotted with private…

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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Jens Larson, Bucknell University’s Architect

Bucknell’s campus today bears a certain design, perfectly tucked into the town of Lewisburg. At its inception, the University was relegated to the meeting house…

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell Women in World War I

This blog has written several times about the impact that World War I had on the University and student life. As the centennial of the…

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Monday, February 27th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell’s Botany Building

Each building on campus becomes synonymous with a certain field or major throughout a student’s tenure at this school. Hidden behind the classroom layout of…

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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Literary Societies at Bucknell

In the early history of the University at Lewisburg, former name of Bucknell University, the faculty and the student-body was small and university life and…

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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

From Special Collections/University Archives: Bucknell and World War I

The outbreak of World War I in 1914 was one of the most shocking events to unfold in the course of human history. Through the…

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