Ohio Northern University, Getty College of Arts and Sciences
The Getty College of Arts and Sciences consists of records that document the operations of the college dating from the mid-20th century to the present. The bulk of the records date from the 1970s-1990s and document the academic departments of the college at the time.
- Ohio Northern University. Getty College of Arts and Sciences (Organization)
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The College of Arts and Sciences was established in 1902 with the evolution of the Literary Department into the College of Liberal Arts. The College was originally conisted of six course concentrations (Common School, Teachers, English, Scientific, Literature, and Classical). During the early half of the twentieth century previously independent academic programs were folded into the College of Liberal Arts, including the College of Music, the College of Education, the School of Commerce, the School of Fine Arts, and the School of Oratory.
In 1927 the School was renamed the Getty College of Liberal Arts in honor of former ONU students George Franklin Getty (class of 1879) and Sarah Catherine (Risher) Getty (student 1875-1878). During the 1977-1978 academic year the college was renamed again, this time to the Getty College of Arts and Sciences.
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The Getty College of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1902 (then the College of Liberal Arts). The archival collection consists of records that document the operations of the college dating from the mid-20th century to the present.
The bulk of the College of Arts and Sciences Records are arranged by academic departments. Due to an organizational change in 2020 it is expected that records created post-2020 will be arranged by academic divisions.
As an academic archives that strives to advance historical research and understanding of our shared histories, the ONU Archives is committed to preserving and making accessible original, historic materials. This commitment to preserving materials in an uncensored form means that collections may contain offensive text, images, or recordings.
The collection was processed in support of the creation of a preliminary public finding aid in 2022.
- Ohio Northern University, Getty College of Arts and Sciences, 1952-2006
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