Online Exhibits

north hall fire

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.

North Hall Fire Exhibit

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.

Architectural History of Slippery Rock University

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.

Bookplates: What Lies Beneath the Lines