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This is the only known image of members of the Class of 1856. The only copy of the image within the IU Archives comes from a newspaper article, without citation, dated October 16, 1966. The caption below the image reads, in full: "Class of '56. Would…

This image shows the first gymnasium that was built in 1892. After the first Assembly Hall was built in 1896 this building was used as a carpenter shop. This building was located four feet west and seventy-one feet north of Owen Hall.

This…

A typical page showing the required work for graduation.

Title page reads in full: The Indiana University Catalogue For The Seventy-First College Year 1894-95 Published By The University Bloomington, Indiana April, 1895"

The early catalogs of the University list admission standards, curriculum, and…

A typical page showing the course of instruction.


Title page reads in full: "Annual Report Of The Indiana University, Including The Catalogue, For The Academical Year, MDCCCLV-VI. Bloomington. Lux Et Veritas. Indianapolis: William J. Brown, State Printer. 1856."

The early catalogs of the…

The names listed below are written on the reverse side of this image. It does not indicate location of individuals, but Judge David D. Banta can be seen with a beard at center.

Fitzgerald, Frank
Yakey, Will
Eaton, Oris
Clark, Orrin…

The Jawbones was a senior class fraternity formed at I.U. in the spring of 1888.

Based on names written on the back of this print, articles about The Jawbones in the February 1892 & May 1892 issues of The Indiana Student (a.k.a. Indiana Daily…

Written on the reverse side of this image can be found the following: "This game was played at Bloomington, Indiana, May 30th, 1892, between the Indiana University and DePauw University, and was the deciding game of the InterCollegiate Championship…