Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Mizzou Traditions Display

A Mizzou Traditions display is currently on view on the second floor of the MU Student Center.

Traditions display

Display detail featuring May Day spread from the 1914 Savitar.

The display features tradition themed spreads from MU's Savitar yearbooks as well as material culture objects from the Student Unions collection. Here are a few highlights from the exhibit:

Wheelock Porcelain (Austria), Main Building Missouri State University, Columbia MO (Jesse Hall), c. 1900, porcelain plate with stamped image. Graciously donated by Lorah Steiner (retired Director of the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau).

The Columns, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1908, postcard.

Freshmen whitewashing the stone "M" while sophomores look on (Savitar, 1936).

Showme: Homecoming Issue (Nov. 1960). Graciously Donated by Dr. Saundra McMillan, Alumna (BA English, 1961).

Authored by Niki Eaton, PhD student, Art History and Archaeology