North Hall Fire Exhibit
On October 16, 1937, Homecoming preparations at Slippery Rock State Teachers College went awry and the original North Hall dormitory caught fire. Everyone escaped the blaze but the building was a total loss.
The ROCKvoices online oral history exhibit features full audio, transcripts, and video clips of interviews of past and present SRU faculty, staff, presidents and alumni. Hear the wonderful stories of the people who have shaped this institution from Slippery Rock State Teachers College, through the Slippery Rock State College years and into the Slippery Rock University of today.
Architectural History of Slippery Rock University
This exhibit features the buildings of Slippery Rock University's past and present. These structures offer insight into the history of the University's growth, as well as providing a connection to all who have walked on the SRU campus, those who currently walk it, and those who will walk it either as students or faculty.
Bookplates: What Lies Beneath the Lines
This exhibit traces the history of bookplates, providing examples of different types throughout history. Bookplates housed in Slippery Rock University’s Special Collections are highlighted, including coats of arms, illustrations, and plates utilized from the Normal School days to the Slippery Rock State College era.