In Ohio University, 1804-2004, a collaborative history published in celebration of the university's bicentennial, Betty Hollow's lively narrative depicts the historical, academic, and cultural events that shaped the school's growth. Short sketches describe the colleges, programs of special interest, people of note, and activities unique to Ohio University. Hundreds of illustrations allow readers to experience the ambiance of Ohio University's campus and to appreciate the exuberance of the students' activities - from tugs of war and mud wrestling to Homecoming and Halloween. In personal reminiscences from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends - sometimes amusing, sometimes poignant - the people and values of Ohio University become more than abstractions. Through them we hear the true voice of Ohio University. In all, from the school's humble beginnings on the frontier to the university's emergence as a renowned research institution, Ohio University, 1804-2004 is a fascinating mosaic of the people and processes that created the special character of the institution, beloved by so many over its long and singular history.