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                       Photo: 1888 OU Faculty

This catalog provides access to records chosen to be added to six exhibits from Ottawa University's archives, object and photograph collections which is housed in the Myers Library. The catalog only includes a small portion of Ottawa University's archives records, object and photograph collections as only 1/6 of the University's collections have thus far been catalogued.
If you have OU archives or collections questions, please send them to our OU Librarians at
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Franklin County Digital Repository
The Franklin County Digital Repository is a Collaborative Project started by the Franklin County Historical Society that includes partnerships with Ottawa University Archives and Franklin County Kansas' Libraries and Archives to provide public access to Franklin County historical documents, resources and geneaology in digital format, online.
Franklin County Historical Portal Biography Links

Are you interested in biographies about Milan Ward, CC Hutchinson, Lulu Brown and other notable Ottawa Universityfaculty and other persons of who were noteworthy in Ottawa history. Go to this link or otherwise, visit the Franklin County Kansas Historical Portal. Go to the brown bar and click on "People". Open the menu and find the Surname Index and click on the biographies of people of interest to you.

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Ottawa Campus Newspaper Online

 The Ottawa Campus is from 1869-2011 and Tauy Talk Magazine 1931- 1992 is now Searchable Online:

Do you want to read the newest Ottawa Campus online:
Archives Classification List
OU Archives Topic Classification List (.docx, 13K)
This is a list of the Archives Box Arrangement by Topic. For help with locating and retrieving archives information, please contact the library front desk or Gloria Creed-Dikeogu at x12536
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OU Collections of Glass Slides
Ottawa University Lantern Slide Collection (.docx, 20K)
OU Scrapbook List
Ottawa University Scrapbook List (.docx, 19K)
The Ottawa University Scrapbooks are stored in the cabinets in the OU Collections Room. The cabinets are padlocked. If you need to view one of the Scrapbooks on the list please contact Gloria Creed-Dikeogu at 785-248-2536.
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