more Cowl Archives… what were they thinking department

more Cowl Archives… what were they thinking department

Posted by: on October 16, 2013   |Comments (0)|Library

One of the best reasons to peruse the old Cowl Archives is for the hilarious advertisements. It’s hard to believe that we advertised:budweiser

and also lots of:

be happy go luckycamel adv

But then we felt guilty and added:

same page as bud ad

To see the archives, go to:   http://digitalcommons.providence.edu/cowl/

 

One of the best reasons to peruse the old Cowl Archives is for the hilarious advertisements. It’s hard to believe that we advertised: and also lots of: But then we felt guilty and added: To see the archives, go to:   http://digitalcommons.providence.edu/cowl/  MORE

How Bizzarre is that?!?

Posted by: on October 3, 2013   |Comments (0)|Library

Providence College’s student newspaper, The Cowl, began publication on November 16, 1935. It has been published continuously during each academic year since then, with the exception of the years 1944 and 1945 during the Second World War.Cowl Masthead v1no1

The library’s digitization project began in 2009. Issues from 1935 to 1979 are now available.   Each individual issue is fully text-searchable.  Work will continue until all archived issues of the Cowl are available for online viewing.  Some of the early issues are hilarious, particularly the April Fools’ issues (check out the Dominickettes!)dominikettes

  There is also a lot of interesting history in the old issues.  For instance, did you know   that PC had a Dalmatian named “Friar of What Ho” as an early mascot? Friar What Ho

 

Friar What Ho article

 

 

 

 

 

 

To find The Cowl archives as well as other digital collection, click on “Special Collections” from the library’s homepage and then “Digital Projects”.  You can then scroll down to “The Providence College Cowl”.  Here is the link:  http://digitalcommons.providence.edu/cowl/

 

 

Providence College’s student newspaper, The Cowl, began publication on November 16, 1935. It has been published continuously during each academic year since then, with the exception of the years 1944 and 1945 during the Second World War. The library’s digitization project began in 2009. Issues from 1935 to 1979 are now available.   Each individual issue […]MORE