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Browse Exhibits (26 total)

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Vincent D. Nickerson Collection

The Vincent D. Nickerson Collection consists of original perspective drawings, many in color, prepared to provide the details needed for the paintings Nickerson was commissioned to produce. These drawings often provide scale drawings as well as color…

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Artists' Books

Books bring pleasure into people’s lives often because of their intricate narratives or their ability to impart knowledge. But books can also bring pleasure because they can be works of art not only in content but sometimes because of their…

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BGSU Spirits & Traditions

Homecoming, mascots and seals, legends and traditions, athletics and student government... While academics are certainly the main focus, there are many aspects to university life. This exhibit focuses on some of the activities and traditions that…

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People at BGSU

More than buildings, more than classes, it is people who make Bowling Green State University what it is, and what it has been. Presidents set the tone of the campus during their administration. Faculty, coaches, employees, and administrators work to…

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1900s Northwest Ohio Business and Recreation

Northwest Ohio reflects the American experience. Native people found the Great Black Swamp, a land prone to seasonal flooding with areas of standing water and clouds of mosquitoes. They left it sparsely inhabited and it served them as a natural game…

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Campus Tour

Welcome to the BGSU Campus Tour! This tour was designed to give a view of the growth and development of Bowling Green State University from its founding to today. Buildings are divided into categories based on their function. More photographs of BGSU…

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Toledo Publicity & Efficiency Photographs

The Toledo Publicity and Efficiency Commission took hundreds of photographs of the workings of municipal government, from 1946 to the early 1960s. Some of those photographs are highlighted in this exhibit. Full inventory can be found here. Please…

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Aerial Tour

Maps and aerial views are a valuable resource for studying the growth and changes on a campus over time. This exhibit features views of Bowling Green State University from the 1930s through the 1990s. Some buildings have served the university…