‘A masterwork… beauty and perfection, a true work of art’ Ben Jones ‘96
Vice President Communications
‘The quality is outstanding in every way, from the classic slipcase, to the phenomenal photography’ Dick Riley ‘62
‘It has captured the essence of Oberlin magical and moving without doubt the finest photo book about Oberlin ever produced’ President Krislov
‘A real treasure to witness Oberlin through these images is amazing’ Jessa New ‘01
‘A huge, lavish, surprising and ravishingly artistic’ Anne Salsich
‘A memorable book A work of art that Oberlinians will be proud to display’ Ken Grossi
Head of Archives
‘An artistic experience our history and spirit have been captured in such a beautiful and authentic way’ Danielle Young
‘It turns college memorabilia into a work of art’ Wallpaper Magazine
‘The great book on Oberlin and will stand as a classic’ Clyde Owan ’79
‘An excellent photo album’ Michael Dirda ‘70
The American Scholar
The Oberlin Book is a quality hardcover oversize book (11"x13") with 468 pages of beautiful photographs from the 1850s to today - printed on fine-art paper. Additionally it features 23 hand-inserted 'skins' printed on translucent paper.
The cover is bound in printed cloth, and the book comes in a hand-built embossed red twill slipcase.
Price: $165 Order now
10% of the cover price of every copy sold will go back to fund scholarship at Oberlin.
The Oberlin book has 468 pages of beautiful images from the 1830s to today, five original essays and individual voices from Oberlinians of all generations.
A flowing six-part story of Oberlin as a college, a cause and a community:
Contemporary photography by Jonathan Glynn-Smith, documentary & essays from Guy Evans and Archival material courtesy of the Oberlin College Archives.