Southwestern University’s Special Collections and Archives hosts a fascinating wealth of campus memorabilia. We have pulled some items representing sports, academics, social events, and more over SU’s long and storied existence.

Come see these items for yourself, on display in the Smith Library Center’s entry foyer!

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On display is the 1972 Sou’wester yearbook: the class of 1972 is celebrating its 50th anniversary at SU homecoming 2022! You can browse other years here.

1972 yearbook

Ruter Rat Race

Mask and Wig

1972 Title Page


For questions about these items, or to arrange an opportunity to see more SU  memorabilia, please contact Head of Special Collections and Archives Megan Firestone

This display was assembled by SLC staff members Emily Thorpe, Christina Gerardo, Mary Fields, and Katherine Hooker.