Inspired by Special Collections is a sampling of exhibits, projects, research papers, and creative writings featuring archival objects from Gettysburg College’s Special Collections and College Archives.

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2017

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Right to Serve, Right to Lead: Lives and Legacies of the USCT, Matthew D. LaRoche, Hannah M. Christensen, Alexandria J. Andrioli, Jennifer A. Simone, Savannah G. Rose, Jonathan G. Danchik, Laurel J. Wilson, Jonathan E. Tracey, Danielle E. Jones, Ryan D. Bilger, and Savannah A. Labbe

2016

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Uproar on Campus: Student Protests in the Vietnam War Era, Taylor N. Beck, Wesley J. Craft, Jonathan G. Danchik, Julia K. Deros, Melanie L. Fernandes, Madeleine L. Gaiser, Lynn B. Hatcher, Danielle E. Jones, Jeffrey L. Lauck, Kevin P. Lavery, Abigail E. Metheny, Samantha K. Misurell, Maxine Peskens, Brendan M. Raleigh, Savannah G. Rose, Kaylyn L. Sawyer, Justin E. Shapiro, Julia E. Sippel, Elizabeth A. Smith, Chris J. Sniezek, Meredith D. Staats, Meg A. Sutter, Jill Ogline Titus, and Megan E. McNish

Bodies in Conflict: From Gettysburg to Iraq, Laura E. Bergin

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“Hello Coed!” A 1950s History of Gettysburg College Women, Keira B. Koch

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The Missing Link: The Search for the Connection Between Young Americans for Freedom and Charles Willoughby, Jeffrey L. Lauck (January 8, 2016)

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Stories Remembered, Stories Told: Women of Gettysburg College from 1965-1975, Christina M. Noto

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Turning Points: Women at Gettysburg College from 1965-1975, Christina M. Noto

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“A National Sin”: Samuel Simon Schmucker, Founder of Gettysburg College, on the Peculiar Institution, Meg A. Sutter (April 6, 2016)

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Special Collections Roadshow – Episode 9: Medical Kit, Meg A. Sutter and Megan E. McNish (February 15, 2016)

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Special Collections Roadshow — Episode Seven: Housewife, Meg A. Sutter and Megan E. McNish (January 4, 2016)

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Special Collections Roadshow — Episode Ten: Union Uniform, Meg A. Sutter and Megan E. McNish (April 18, 2016)

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Special Collections Roadshow — Episode Eight: Emory Upton’s Tactical Blocks, Meg A. Sutter and Megan E. McNish (January 27, 2016)

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Your Friend and Classmate: Following the West Point Class of June 1861 Through the American Civil War, Julia C. Wall

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This is Why We Fight: Student Activism at Gettysburg College, Lauren E. White

2015

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The Lives of Soldiers in World War II, Caroline M. Bosworth

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"Pray for the People Who Feed You": Voices of Pauper Children in the Industrial Age, Rebecca S. Duffy and Jill Ogline Titus

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Art, Artifact, Archive: African American Experiences in the Nineteenth Century, Shannon Egan, Lauren H. Roedner, Diane Brennan, Maura B. Conley, Abigail B. Conner, Nicole A. Conte, Victoria Perez-Zetune, Savannah Rose, Kaylyn L. Sawyer, Caroline M. Wood, and Zoe C. Yeoh

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Timeline of Embellishments, Kira Gabriel

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Women and World War II at Gettysburg College, Keira B. Koch

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The Intersection of Art and Public History: Schmucker Art Gallery’s Newest Exhibit, Jeffrey L. Lauck (October 12, 2015)

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Art, Artifact, Archive: African-American Experiences in the Nineteenth Century, Schmucker Art Gallery

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The Figure in Art: Selections from the Gettysburg College Collection, Yan Sun, Diane Brennan, Rebecca S. Duffy, Kristy L. Garcia, Megan R. Haugh, Dakota D. Homsey, Molly R. Lindberg, Kathya M. Lopez, Kelly A. Maguire, Carolyn E. McBrady, Kylie C. McBride, and Erica M. Schaumberg

2014

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Keep this Hand of Mercy at its Work, Kyle A. Beldoch

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A Living Image: Newspaper Sketches in the American Civil War, Bryan G. Caswell (February 21, 2014)

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Pohanka Reflection: Special Collections & Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College, Bryan G. Caswell (July 9, 2014)

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Feed a Fighter, Abigail M. Currier

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Raised 'em myself in my U.S. School Garden, Elizabeth K. Hunziker

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A Jaded Romantic: Uncovering the True Nature of Ambrose Bierce, S. Marianne Johnson (April 25, 2014)

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Hunger, S. Marianne Johnson

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Wartime Reminiscences: The Story of William R. Tanner’s Civil War Service, Brianna E. Kirk (March 26, 2014)

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Baltimore on the Border: First Blood, Kevin P. Lavery (May 13, 2014)

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Baltimore on the Border: The Occupation, Kevin P. Lavery (May 15, 2014)

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Special Collections Roadshow at Gettysburg College: 37th New York Infantry Kepi, Valerie N. Merlina (March 24, 2014)

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Joan of Arc Saved France, Nicole Powell

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Slaves, Soldiers, Citizens: African American Artifacts of the Civil War Era, Lauren H. Roedner, Angelo Scarlato, Scott Hancock, Jordan G. Cinderich, Tricia M. Runzel, Avery C. Lentz, Brian D. Johnson, Lincoln M. Fitch, and Michele B. Seabrook

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Method and Meaning: Selections from the Gettysburg College Collection, Yan Sun, Shannon R. Callahan, Ashlie M. Cantele, Maura E. D'Amico, Xiyang Duan, Devin N. Garnick, Allison J. Gross, and Emily A. Zbehlik

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For Those at Home: The Romantic Nature of Civil War Lithography, Megan A. Sutter (February 17, 2014)

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Mocking a Perilous Prediction: Currier and Ives’ Political Cartoons, Megan A. Sutter (March 3, 2014)

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Satirizing Strife: Currier and Ives Political Cartoons, Megan A. Sutter (February 28, 2014)

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Special Collections Roadshow at Gettysburg College: William B. McCreery’s POW Memoir, Megan A. Sutter (April 7, 2014)

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Over the Top for You, Fangzhou Yuan

2013

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Andy Warhol: Polaroids & Portraits, Emily A. Francisco

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Field and Factory: Chinese Revolutionary Posters, Molly E. Reynolds

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Field and Factory: Chinese Revolutionary Posters, Schmucker Art Gallery

2012

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No Man’s Land, Kelsey C. Boyce

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Visualizing War, Andrew Egbert

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Auctioned, Sophia K. Reid

2011

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Art+Politics, Shannon Egan, Jenna L. Birkenshock, Hillary B. Goodall, Tessa M. Sheridan, Josiah B. Adlon, Megan E. Hilands, Emily A. Francisco, Molly E. Reynolds, Shelby P. Glass, Colleen L. Parrish, and Francesca S. DeBiaso