College receives historic paintings from descendants of Israel Putnam

July 21, 2017 | Legacy Library
When Ben Wilton visited Marietta College’s Legacy Library in 2013 to donate a manuscript by Northwest Territory pioneer Samuel Prescott Hildreth, he was impressed with everything he saw that day. “Marietta College has a wonderful library,” said Ben, who lives in Buffalo, New York. “It’s why I knew this was the right place to donate these...
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Dobkins donate $2M for library's Jack E. and Betty O. Prince Forum

May 4, 2007 | 2007
Before Eric Dobkin proposed to his college sweetheart, Barbara Berman, in 1964, he obtained her parents' consent. And, hours after she said yes, he made the short drive to Williamstown, W.Va., to share the good news with his second family: Marietta College professor Jack Prince and his wife Betty. "He was such a father figure to me. If you...
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Chemistry professor excited for new opportunity in Worthington Center

March 12, 2018 | Legacy Library
Dr. Debbie Egolf will begin her 30th year at Marietta College on Aug. 1, and with it will come new responsibilities and many more challenges. And she couldn’t be more pleased. Egolf will become the Director of the Worthington Center for Teaching Excellence (WCTE) one month shy of her anniversary date on July 1. She is the fourth faculty...
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Recent History graduate wins Showalter Special Collections Award

May 10, 2016 | Special Collections
Recent Marietta College graduate Brian Holliday ’16 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Holliday, who was nominated by Dr. Katy McDaniel, won for his work “The Forgotten Church: The Revitalization of the Legacy of Thomas Ayers...
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Homecoming 2017: Library Student Worker Reunion

7:00pm to 8:00pm | Legacy Library
Former library student employees are invited to gather with Legacy Library staff and reconnect during Homecoming from 7:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, October 20th, in the Prince Forum.
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Dedication: Irene Neu Study Area

The Legacy Library will be dedicating the Irene Neu Study Area on the library's first floor at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 21st. Created by renovations carried out during the winter break, this new study area was funded by the endowment created as a result of Dr. Neu's generous bequest. The area features nine new individual study nooks, as...
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