Rare books and archival materials from photographs to student research notebooks were used to exhibit the history and importance of teaching STEM at Wheaton, from its founding in 1834 to the present. February - March 2008.

Recent Submissions

  • Tangents 

    Hubbard, Edith
    Geometry notebook of Edith Hubbard, class of 1891.
  • Visual Perception Experiments 

    Marshall, Carrie P.
    Psychology notebook by Carrie P. Marshall. class of 1904.
  • Grey Goldenrod [(Solidago nemoralis)] 

    Broomfield, David
    David Broomfield, class of 2011,"Copy of an 18th Centry Field Guide" for his First Year Seminar: Understanding New England Forests with Professor Deborah Cato.
  • Secants and Tangents 

    Cunliff, Emma
    Secants and tangents drawn in a geometry notebook in 1866 by Emma Clunliff, class of 1868.
  • Phylongenetic Tree of Life 

    Pastra-Landis, Elita
    Elita Pastra-Landis, class of 1969, presented this in honor of the retirement of Professors Jane Chidsey and Maud Marshall, 6 April 1973.
  • Combined Screw & Lever and Endless Screw 

    Perry, Mabel
    Physics notebook by Mabel Perry, class of 1896.
  • Molecular Evolution as Reflected in Changes in the Structure of Protiens 

    Pastra-Landis, Elita
    Elita Pastra-Landis, class of 1969, presented this in honor of the retirement of Professors Jane Chidsey and Maud Marshall, 6 April 1973.
  • Edith Hubbard 

    Unknown author
    Edith Hubbard, class of 1891, graduation photograph.
  • Carrie P. Marshall 

    Unknown author
    Carrie P. Marshall, class of 1904, graduation photograph.
  • Mabel Perry 

    Unknown author
    Mabel Perry, class of 1896, graduation photograph with the inscription, "Nothing too much."
  • Problems in Area 

    Perry, Mabel
    Arithmetic notebook by Mabel Perry, class of 1896.
  • Taxonomy of Birds 

    Perry, Mabel
    Notbook on Birds and Birdsongs in 1892 by Mabel H. Perry, class of 1896.
  • Taxonomy of Quadrupeds 

    Cunliff, Emma
    Natural History Notebook from 1864 by Emma Cunliff, class of 1868.
  • [Racomitrium] Moss (R. heterostichum, R. fascicular) 

    Mehlhorn, Alison
    Alison Mehlhorn, class of 2011, created "An introduction to Boulder Communities Teeming with an Abundance of Life" for her First Year Seminar: Complete Amateur Naturalist with Professor Betsey Dyer
  • Chemistry Laboratory, 1956 

    Unknown author
    Chemistry Department. Left to right: Ellen McAdams (class of 1958) and Barbara Smith (class of 1958).
  • Amy White Howland, 1854 

    Unknown author
    Daguerreotype of Amy White Howland, class of 1854
  • Loan Interest, Principal and Discount, 1850s 

    James, Mary A.
    A mathematics proof given by Mary Jane Cragin, Teacher of Mathematics at Wheaton College from 1851 to 1858. The proof copied by Mary James, Wheaton student from 1856-1857, is an example of an entry from Miss Craginnulls class.
  • Star Gazing, 1953 

    Rittase, William M.
    Astronomy laboratory in the old observatory, 1953
  • Movement of the Sun and Density of the Earth, 1850s 

    Howland, Amy White
    Philosophy, astronomy, theology, and French notebook of Amy White Howland, class of 1854.
  • Chemistry Experiment, 1953 

    Rittase, William M.
    Chemistry distillation experiment, 1953. (Left to Right) unidentified student and Mrs. Bojan Jennings.

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