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Archives: MU History

This guide provides a portal to some of the archival resources and services available at the Monmouth University Library.

Monmouth University Magazine Series

In 2008, the University's 75th anniversary year, the Monmouth University Magazine published a three-part series that commemorated the early history of the school, from 1933 to 1958. Click on the images below to read each installment of this series. (Note: to open the linked files, your viewing device must be equipped with Adobe Reader.)
 
Part I (1933-1945)

Books about Monmouth University and the Monmouth University Campus

The books listed below are available at the Monmouth University Library.  Click on the title of the book to view the full catalog record, including the item status and location.

Books about the Guggenheim Family

The books listed below are available at the Monmouth University Library.  Click on the title of the book to view the full catalog record, including the item status and location.

Campus Landmark: Wilson Hall

Read a capsule history of Wilson Hall and discover more about the building's architect, Horace Trumbauer.

Click here to read the 1984 nomination to include Shadow Lawn in the National Register of Historic Places Inventory

Explore Horace Trumbauer's architectural legacy via finding aids for his holdings at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Duke University.

Campus Landmark: The Original Shadow Lawn

View historic images of the original Shadow Lawn from the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

Browse a 1904 photo feature about the estate from Architectural Record, Vol. 16 (pp. 393-406).

Campus Landmark: MU Library

Tour the Guggenheim Cottage and learn more about Carrère & Hastings, the architectural firm that designed the building.

Campus Connection: Shadows of Shadow Lawn

 

Click here to view this video and other work by one of its producers.

Campus Connection: "Annie," Soccer and Wilson

To watch the News 12 report that aired on October 24, 2010, click:

Play and Download File

MU Photostream

Campus Connection: Murry Guggenheim Family

View historic images of Murry and Leonie Guggenheim and their New York City Dental Clinic from the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

Read a capsule biography of Murry Guggenheim from The National Cyclopædia of American Biography, Volume 12 (1904).

MAC Photo Gallery