The online collection consists of yearbooks “Nittany Cub” (1956-60; 1984), “The Dyne” (1961-74), “Paw Prints” (1975-80 no 1978), and “Dimensions” (1988), literary journals (1974-78; 1981-83, 1985-86; 1992-93; 1994-95), and commencement guides (1983; 1985-94; 1996-2003; 2005-10).
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University History and Archives
This collection, located in the MacKinnon’s Student Lounge in Room 128 Paterno Library, contains current and recent copies of news publications from around the world.
The Capitolite (later known as The Capitalite), Penn State Harrisburg's annual student yearbook, serves as a record of students' academic and social lives on the Middletown campus. This digital collection includes every yearbook that was produced by students from 1968 through 1995, when it ceased publication. Original copies of each yearbook are housed in Archives & Special Collections at the Penn State Harrisburg Library.
Cresson Literary Society - The Students' Miscellany - Literary Magazine, 1887, 1893. The Cresson Literary Society formed simultaneously with the Washington Agricultural Literary Society (later, the Washington Literary Society) in March 1859, only a few years after the founding of the Farmer’s High School. The Miscellany was a newspaper that featured college news, humorous stories and poems, and cryptic rumors about the romantic activities of students and Cresson Society members.
The Washington Agricultural Literary Society (later, the Washington Literary Society) formed simultaneously with the Cresson Literary Society in March 1859, only a few years after the founding of the Farmer’s High School. The collection features The Photosphere, Literary Magazine, 1874 and The Anonymous – Critical Editorials and Humorous Gossip, 1859.
The collection of yearbooks for Penn State DuBois, “La Vita” (1963-1965) and the “Lion’s Paw” (1972-73; 1975-76; 1978-79) provide digital access to campus history and life during the 1960s and 1970s.
Constructed in 1896, the obelisk, also called the polylith, stands 32.7 feet high and weighs 53.4 tons. This "pile of rocks" was created the same year the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (formerly the School of Mines) came into existence. The obelisk, built by State College stonemason Michael Womer, began as a kind of answer to all the requests the college had been receiving for information on stones.
The Greater Allegheny Campus Collection is comprised of student yearbooks: “The Technician’s Log” (1955), “The Centaur” (1956-59), “Profile” (1960-63) and “Parvenu” (1971-72).
Founded in 1916, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, located in Lehman, PA, has had a rich and varied history. The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus Collection features a selection of yearbooks, scrapbooks, and blueprints dating mostly from the 1950s to the 1980s that document campus life and activities.
The Saylor football statistics database consists of approximately 6,700 files. There are different types of files which include records from all colleges, universities, and junior colleges across the country, conference information, including defunct conferences and alliances. Also included are high school conferences in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and any other high schools that played smaller colleges.