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The Roots of Global Citizenship: Rollins’ First Latin American Students, 1896-1897

Rollins students from Cuba, 1902 The Archives is pleased to share this guest blog post from Susan Montgomery, Public Services Librarian at Olin Library. Prof. Montgomery’s recent scholarship includes research on the first international students to attend Rollins, who came … Continue reading

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A New Classroom and Historic Image Pay Homage to Rollins’ Professor of Books

The new Edwin O. Grover Room at Olin Library (Photo:  Amanda Vocks) The Olin Library and the Rollins College Archives are happy to share this guest blog post from Dr. Eduard Gfeller, a documentary filmmaker and friend of the Library. … Continue reading

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“I Feel That You Are All My Friends”: Alexandra Tolstoy in Winter Park

Alexandra Tolstoy, the daughter of author Leo Tolstoy, speaking at the Rollins Animated Magazine in 1940 Sometimes it is surprising what one finds–or in this case, doesn’t find–in the archival record. Although Alexandra Tolstoy, the youngest daughter of Leo Tolstoy, … Continue reading

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Rollins Football: A History

The Rollins College Archives is pleased to share this post from our student assistant, Morgan Mueller ’18. Thank you, Morgan! First football team, 1904. Rollins College, as Florida’s oldest post-secondary institution, is famous for its strong academics, beautiful campus, and … Continue reading

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Rollins’ China Connection

The April 1984 issue of The Alumni Record. Top:  President Thaddeus Seymour and Dr. Harry Gao ’31 in Wuhan, China. Bottom left:  George Gao, Rollins’ first exchange student from the People’s Republic of China. Bottom right:  Dr. Charles Edmondson (right) … Continue reading

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