Digital Archives in OUR@Oakland
Physical Archives via our finding aids
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Donating to the Archives
Visits by appointments; 8:30am to 4:30pm, M-F, KL Room 129
Primary sources you can use for a history paper
Sept. 20-30, 2014, lobby of Kresge Library
While attending Homecoming check out the exhibit in the lobby of Kresge Library. It features photos, objects and documents illustrating athletics and academic life at OU from its founding in 1959 to the present!
Sept. 20-30, 2014, Kresge Library, Room 242
Class of 1964, come and remember life at Oakland in the early 1960s! Photos, documents and objects are on display in the library. You will be able to browse the Oakland Observer and much more!
While the Festival has changed from its initial conceptions in regards to programming, it has retained its status as a prominent cultural center within the musical community.
Oakland University opened its doors in 1959, on a brand new campus carved out of the Meadow Brook Estate, with 2 buildings, 24 faculty and about 570 students.
The story of how a few men built this university from scratch is a unique tale of vision and dedication.
Saints and Sinners, by Marshall Fredericks, was Oakland University's first major exterior sculpture. The seven bronze figures represent good, evil, temptation, knowledge of good and evil, a saint of the church, a mother and child, and a warrior saint.
Explore the history of OU Libraries through the years starting with the temporary library before the ground-breaking ceremony on October 17,1960 up to the latest developments. You can browse by decade or by topic.