Oberlin's Namesake: John Frederick Oberlin (1740-1826)Main MenuIntroduction to Oberlin's NamesakeDetailed Table of ContentsWhat's in a Name? Why Oberlin?Address by John W. KurtzJ. F. Oberlin in his lifetimeExplore materials made by Oberlin and his contemporariesThe Ban de la Roche, Alsace, FranceArt works and photographs of the regionEarly views of Oberlin, OhioDrawings, prints and photographs of the colony and collegeDesigning a monument to our namesake (video)Videos with the artist Paul B. ArnoldResources for further explorationAnne Cuyler Salsich, Oberlin College Archives65340b1e79f9df03d291b8de171f6479ab6abb16Oberlin College Archives, Oberlin, Ohio
Memorial booklet (video)
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12018-02-02T15:20:14+00:00Memorial booklet for J. F. Oberlin5Interior page with watercolors of J. F. Oberlin's grave and the church in Foudaymedia/OBJ_0019b.jpgplain2018-02-21T16:36:03+00:0019th century4" x 5" (closed)watercolor on paperOberlin College Archives20130424144510artists' books; souvenirsInterior page of small memorial bookletOberlin College Archives Objects Collection (RG 35)
12018-02-02T15:46:11+00:00Interior page of memorial booklet #23Interior page of memorial booklet with illustration of the grave of Louise Scheppler and a view of Waldersbachmedia/OBJ_0019a.jpgplain2018-02-21T16:36:46+00:0019th century4" x 5" (closed)watercolor on paperOberlin College Archives20130424artists' books; souvenirsInterior page of small memorial bookletOberlin College Archives Objects Collection (RG 35)
12018-02-02T15:34:38+00:00Memorial booklet cover3Marbled paper cover of memorial bookletmedia/OBJ_0019c.jpgplain2018-02-02T15:49:53+00:0019th century4" x 5" (closed)marbled paperOberlin College Archives20130424144540artists' books; souvenirsCover of memorial bookletArchives Museum Collection (RG 35), Oberlin College Archives