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University Archives

Records of the University at Albany, SUNY and its predecessors from 1844 to the present.

The University Archives documents the history of the University at Albany, SUNY from its origin in 1844 as the New York State Normal School to train teachers for New York State to its present status as a comprehensive research university.

Chronological History


Quantity: 51 captures

Includes the records of the Office of the Provost which oversees the academic mission of the University. Materials in this collection address all aspects of academic policy at the University: program planning and review, faculty policies and salary practices, grading policies, long-range planning, and budgeting.

Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (about 3 boxes)

Includes correspondence, memoranda, and reports relating to academic planning and development from the subject files of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Planning and Development. Material relates to the offices responsibilities for the improvement freshmen education, the Intensive English Language Program, interest in and the need for part-time study for disabled students in the Capital District; the Suburban Scholastic Council High School-College Partnership; and the Five Center Computer proposal. The office was created in 1985 and its functions dispersed in 1987.

Quantity: 1.4 cubic ft. (about 1.4 boxes)

Collection is made up of materials about proposed improvements for the University's programs in the 1970s.

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The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Office of Accounting.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

A social fraternity for High School students attending the Milne School, the training school attached to the New York State College for Teachers.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

This collection is made up of memos and correspondence informing faculty on University policy. These were created by the Administrative Communications Groups who were responsible for disseminating information about meetings of the administration.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Documents the University Commission for Affirmative Action, which "aimed to enhance the university's diversity among the student, staff, and faculty populations by developing structures and incentives that promoted gender, racial, ethnic,... equity among the university community".

Quantity: 2.33 cubic ft. (about 2.33 boxes)

The Department of African American studies documents the papers and administrative processes of the development and implementation of an African American Studies department at the University at Albany in the late 1960s to the late 1970s.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

The collection consists of records from the University at Albany's Albany Collegiate Center, 1933-1937.

Quantity: 1.17 cubic ft. (about 1.17 boxes)

Comprised mainly of photographs documenting students, faculty, and campus events, as well as administrative papers relating to the organization's independence from the Student Association, the Albany Student Press Records offer a glimpse into the newspaper's activities from the late 1960s to 1990s.

Quantity: 3.5 cubic ft. (about 3.5 boxes)

The collection consists chiefly of administrative paper records from the University at Albany's Allen Collegiate Center, operational from 1972-1976. The experimental center combined the senior year of high school with the freshman year of college so that students could earn a bachelor’s degree in three years.

Alpha Pi Alpha

Records, 1952-1978

Quantity: 13.28 cubic ft. (about 13.28 boxes)

Alpha Pi Alpha was chartered on September 29, 1952, as an independent non-discriminatory fraternity at the New York State College for Teachers. Alpha Pi Alpha was the successor to the Gamma chapter (founded in 1915) of the national fraternity Kappa Delta Rho. Found in the records are 16 scrapbooks, 1952-1978, the fraternities certificate of incorporation, a fraternity paddle, and rug, the fraternity crest, fraternity trivia, and the fraternity hymn. Apparently no minutes of APA meetings survive. The scrapbooks contain the basic record of the fraternity's activities. The first 1952 scrapbook contains the Gamma chapter's correspondence with the Kappa Delta Rho national and newspaper clippings documenting the struggle to end official and unofficial discrimination of the Kappa Delta Rho national. The second scrapbook, 1952-56, contains some documentation regarding pledging rituals.

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The State University of New York at Albany Alumni Association Records document the day-to-day operations of the Alumni Association from the 1850s to the early 21st Century.

Quantity: 0.83 cubic ft. (about 0.83 boxes)

Collection is made up of the alumni directories published by the Alumni Association.

Quantity: 12.21 cubic ft. (about 12.21 boxes)

The collection documents the day-to-day student life at the University at Albany and its predecessor institutions, including the State Normal School (1844-1890), the New York State Normal College (1890-1914), the New York State College for Teachers (1914-1959), and the State University of New York at Albany (1962-1986).

Quantity: 1.49 cubic ft. (about 1.49 boxes)

Collection is made up of the Alumni Quarterly, a publication made for and by Alumni of the State College For Teachers, published between 1919 and 1967.

Andrews, Charles Luther

Papers, 1936-1967

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Professor of physics. Includes correspondence, biographical materials, offprints, and data notebooks on experiments on the absorption of x-rays. Andrews was a professor of physics at the University at Albany

Quantity: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 boxes)

Collection is made up of annual reports from the Executive Committee and President of the College.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Contains inactive records of the Department of Anthropology.

Applebee, Arthur

Papers, 1989-2014

Quantity: 6 cubic ft. (about 6 boxes)

Papers of Distinguished Professor of Education and founder of Center on English Learning And Achievement (CELA)

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Art Department.

Quantity: 59 cubic ft. (about 59 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's College of Arts and Sciences.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Consists of discussion papers published by the Asian Studies Program (currently the Department of East Asian Studies).

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Contains the records of the Department of Astronomy and Space Science, which existed from 1964 until 1976.

Quantity: 45.75 cubic ft. (about 45.75 boxes)

Records of the University at Albany Athletics Department, including adminsitrative records, photographs, and other memorobilia.

Quantity: 96 captures

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Atmospheric Science Research Center.

Quantity: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 boxes)

Collection is made up of autograph books from the New York State Normal School.

Ballard, Allen B.

Papers, 1970-2015

Quantity: 8 cubic ft. (about 8 boxes)

This collection documents the career of Allen B. Ballard as Professor of Government at City College of New York (CUNY), and Professor of History and Africana Studies at the University at Albany, SUNY. During his time at CUNY, Ballard also served as Dean of the Faculty where he developed the SEEK program than later influenced both CUNY and SUNY equal opportunity programs.

Quantity: 2 Vol.

Collection is made up of the library publication Biblion.

Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

Biology seminar reports, laboratory manuals, proposals for departmental program development, and staff meeting minutes for the academic biological sciences department.

Birr, Kendall

Papers, 1968-1994

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Records for Birr's participation in the University Senate, as a faculty member of the Department of History, files relating to religion and higher education, and his research and notes for his book, A Tradition of Excellence: The Sesquicentennial History of the University at Albany, State University of New York, 1844 to 1994,

Quantity: 35.8 cubic ft. (about 35.8 boxes)

The Duncan Blanchard papers document Blanchards career as a research associate at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and as a senior research associate at the State University of New York at Albany.

Burian, Jarka M.

Papers, 1956-1991

Quantity: 1.8 cubic ft. (about 1.8 boxes)

Contains materials, including programs, press announcements, press reviews, photographs, correspondence, and notes regarding various technical and production issues relating to the theatrical productions Burian was involved in between 1956 and 1991, as the director at the State University of New York at Albany (and its predecessor, the New York State College for Teachers) and the Arena Summer Theatre in Albany.

Quantity: 1.37 cubic ft. (about 1.37 boxes)

Contains budget and administrative planning records from the Business Office and the Office of the Dean for Administration, primarily dating from the mid- to late-1960s.

Quantity: 14.17 cubic ft. (about 14.17 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the School of Business, including: planning documentation, reports and budgets, MBA proposals, and faculty meeting minutes.

Quantity: 1.37 cubic ft. (about 1.37 boxes)

This collection contains planning documents used in the development and construction of the University at Albany, SUNY's Uptown campus.

Quantity: 2.06 cubic ft. (about 2.06 boxes)

This collection is made up of directories to campus faculty and staff at the new York State College of Teachers and the University at Albany.

Quantity: 1.53 cubic ft. (about 1.53 boxes)

The Campus Unrest Collection documents volatile events during the late 1960s and the early 1970s that occurred not only at the State University Of New York at Albany, but at other Universities as well.

Capitol Region Center for Arts in Education

Records, Undated

Quantity: 10 cubic ft. (about 10 boxes)

Includes CRCAIE administrative records from 1980 re. SED Curriculum, legislative lobbying reports, individual school correspondence re. arts programing, logs of CRC performances, VHS, Umatic, reel to reel tapes, and cassette tapes of performances as well as ca. 850 color slides of faculty working with students, performances, and art.

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Contains the records of the Career Education Institute, which was a professional development program that ran from 1974-1976 for secondary school teachers in the Capital District aimed at helping integrate career education into secondary school curricula. The collection consists of administrative correspondence, financial documents, and informational materials from the program.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Records from the college's career development office.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

The Caucus on Women's Rights at SUNY was organized in Syracuse, New York in June 1970. Includes newsletters, position statements, and other records of the Caucus and the University of Albany chapter. The issues addressed by the Caucus included equal compensation and benefits, affirmative action, parental leave, health and retirement benefits, various student concerns, and parttime employment.

Quantity: 14.2 cubic ft. (about 14.2 boxes)

Created in 1950 in part to study education in school districts. The Center's mission was to identify the research factors that aid in constructing and maintaining strong democratic communities and to promote such factors through education.

Quantity: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 boxes)

Includes publications from the Center for Curriculum Research and Service, which provided laboratory experience for the development and application of curricula for undergraduate and graduate students.

Quantity: 82 cubic ft. (about 82 boxes)

Contains the inactive records of the Center for Legislative Development (formerly the Comparative Development Studies Center), which delivers training and technical assistance programs to strengthen governmental institutions around the world.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Records of university-sponsored applied research center that examines and aids the adoption of technological innovation in government.

Quantity: 22 cubic ft. (about 22 boxes)

The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society (CWGCS) was established in 1978 to elimination of sex discrimination in New York State government employment. The Center part of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy and receives both public and private funding.

Quantity: 2.33 cubic ft. (about 2.33 boxes)

Directed by Eugene I. Rabinowitch, the Center studied "human ecology" and interdiciplinary communications by sponsoring conferences, seminars, and symposia.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

The Center on English Learning & Achievement (CELA) specializes in research, development, and services to improve literacy teaching and learning across the grades and subjects.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Contains records of the committee in charge of nominating professors for the 1977 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Memoranda, course descriptions, technical reports, syllabi, and proposals for the academic chemistry department.

Quantity: 3.0 cubic ft. (about 3.0 boxes)

Cheng was a research associate at the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center from 1966 to 1999.

Quantity: 15.58 cubic ft. (about 15.58 boxes)

The Chi Sigma Theta Sorority Records contain documents related to the history, activities and alumnae of the Chi Sigma Theta Sorority at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Inactive records from the Department of Classics, including course readings, course schedules, and curricula.

Coggeshell, Anna Cleveland

Papers, 1914-1918

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Consisting of four loose-leaf notebooks of class notes, examples of sewing and embroidery techniques, and typescript class hand-outs from household economics classes.

Quantity: 1.67 cubic ft. (about 1.67 boxes)

This collection is made up of programs for commencement ceremonies at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 5.0 cubic ft. (about 5.0 boxes)

The Commencement Videos Collection contain video footage of winter and spring commencement ceremonies at the University at Albany between 1981-2005.

Quantity: 9 cubic ft. (about 9 boxes)

The Office of Communications and Marketing Records contain video footage of winter and spring commencement ceremonies at the University at Albany between 1981-2005.

Quantity: 3.0 cubic ft. (about 3.0 boxes)

Records of Miriam Trementozzi document the University at Albany, SUNY's numerous public and community outreach efforts.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Collection is made up of the New York State Community Theater Journal.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Contains materials relating to Community University Day, which was an annual event aimed at fostering a positive relationship between UAlbany and the Albany community. Materials include: fliers and posters, programs, and correspondence.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Comparative and World Literature, which existed from 1967 until 1976. Contents include: course planning materials, internal evaluations, meeting records, and annual reports.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

The collection includes memoranda, 1973; reports, 1983; internal evaluations of the M.S. degree in computer science; and publications.

Quantity: 12.33 cubic ft. (about 12.33 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Computing Center.

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

The Roger T. Conant Papers document his friendship with fellow University at Albany graduate student Vicki Gekas.

Quantity: 46.19 cubic ft. (about 46.19 boxes)

This collection is made up of a variety of materials related to the construction of the UAlbany Uptown campus, Brubacher Hall, and the President's House.

Quantity: 0.53 cubic ft. (about 0.53 boxes)

Contains the inactive records of the Division of Continuing Studies and its predecessor, the College of Continuing Studies.

Corbett, James

Papers, Undated

Quantity: 51 cubic ft. (about 51 boxes)

Personal Papers of Semiconductor Physicist James Corbett. Corbett worked at the General Electric Research Lab from 1955-1968 when he joined the faculty of SUNY Albany. He was married to English Professor M.E. Grenander.

Quantity: 0.57 cubic ft. (about 0.57 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services (previously known as the Department of Guidance and Personnel Services). Consists primarily of budget documentation, meeting minutes, and course planning materials.

Quantity: 14 cubic ft. (about 14 boxes)

The files of the School of Criminal Justice consist primarily of records kept by Deans Richard Myren 1966-1976, and Donald Newman, 1977-84. They document the organization and formation of the School, particularly during the critical years of development (1963-1969).

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, primarily planning documents for various special institutes and programs.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Cutting was a folklorist, author, 1938 graduate of State College for Teachers, and a high school English teacher in Johnson City, New York.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Records of informal meetings attended by deans of academic schools and directors of university facilities.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

The Maureen Didier, School of Social Welfare 25th Anniversary Oral History Collection contains interviews with students, graduates, faculty, administrators and other personnel of the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 12 GB

Digital photography created by the campus photographer that documents the University at Albany, SUNY.

Quantity: 270 captures

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Driector of the Physical Plant. Records document maintinence work for campus buildings, mostly for the 1980s.

Quantity: 0.6 cubic ft. (about 0.6 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the Office of Disabled Student Services, now known as the Disability Resources Center. Materials include grant proposals, progress reports, correspondence, and other administrative records.

Quantity: 19.5 cubic ft. (about 19.5 boxes)

Records of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and its predecessors. Materials include administrative correspondence, committee and task force meeting materials, planning documentation, and assorted reports, all relating to issues of diversity, inclusion, equal employment, and discrimination.

Quantity: 2.97 cubic ft. (about 2.97 boxes)

Collection is made up of the student publications The Echo, the State College Quarterly, and the State College Echo.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

The collection documents the day-to-day work of the Department of Economics.

Quantity: 9.34 cubic ft. (about 9.34 boxes)

The School of Education has its origins as the academic unit of the State Normal School in 1844. It remained a core part of the curriculum of the State College for Teachers (1914-1959) and continued after the 1960s as an academic school within a large public research university.

Quantity: 5.33 cubic ft. (about 5.33 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Educational Communications Center.

Quantity: 2.5 cubic ft. (about 2.5 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

Ellinwood, DeWitt

Papers, 1964-1993

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Personal Papers of East Asian Historian and UAlbany faculty member. Includes lecture notes and documentation of the East Asian and International programs, as well as Ellinwood's service on senate committees and Phi Beta Kappa.

Emeritus Center, William L. Reese

Records, 2006-2015

Quantity: 0.8 cubic ft. (about 0.8 boxes)

Established in 2006, the University at Albany's Emeritus Center is an association of retired faculty, administrators and professionals who have been granted emeritus status. The Center is named for Philosophy Professor William L. Reece, and encourages emeriti to continue pursuing the Universitys mission of teaching, research, and service. The collection includes the organizational records of the Emeritus Center, including by-laws, proposals, and founding documents.

Quantity: 18.66 cubic ft. (about 18.66 boxes)

Administrative records of the College, formerly known as the College of Computing and Information, contains programs in Informatics, Computer Science, and Information Studies.

Quantity: 12.4 cubic ft. (about 12.4 boxes)

Contains inactive records of the Department of English, including curricula, annaul reports, program evaluation materials, publications, and administrative records.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

The Environmental Decisions Commission has developed a policy base for decisions on matters relating to the environmental health quality of the university. They have dealt with many environmental issues on campus including traffic control, composting, recycling paper and more.

Quantity: 1.33 cubic ft. (about 1.33 boxes)

A multidisciplinary program active from 1970-1977 that encouraged the study and research of environmental issues.

Quantity: 5.33 cubic ft. (about 5.33 boxes)

This collection consists of inactive records from the Office of Equipment Management (formerly the Equipment Office), which is responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and inventory management at the University.

Eta Phil Sorority Alumnae Association

Collection, 1921-1940

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Contains original Constitution, 1921; meeting minutes from the organization's annual meetings, 192140; and financial reports, 192132.

Quantity: 0.8 cubic ft. (about 0.8 boxes)

This collection is made up of faculty handbooks for professors at the University of Albany.

Quantity: 42.25 cubic ft. (about 42.25 boxes)

Reference file of former and current UAlbany faculty members.

Quantity: 4.0 cubic ft. (about 4.0 boxes)

The Faculty-Student Association Records document the day-to-day operations of this non-profit organization which provided ancillary services to the university community.

Falconer, Raymond

Papers, 1942-1999

Quantity: 97 cubic ft. (about 97 boxes)

The Raymond Falconer Papers include film, video tape, weather data, weather forecasts, and correspondence. Much of the collection is currently unavailable until treated for mold and mildew. Falconer was a meteorologist and early research associate at the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC), and his papers document the establishment and research programs of the Whiteface Mountain Observatory which he directed, particularly meteorological and pollution studies. Falconer's Papers also contain a complete record of his scientific activities at the Mount Washington Observatory, 19421946; at General Electric in Schenectady where he headed the GE Weather Bureau, 19471957, including his work on Project Cirrus and long range weather forecasting, as an assistant to Vincent Schaefer at Munitalp, 19571958, and weather forecasts he gave for Albany, New York radio stations from the mid-1960s through the mid1990s.

Quantity: 10.39 cubic ft. (about 10.39 boxes)

The Martin Fausold Papers documents Fausold's involvement in in the Faculty Association of the State University of New York and his two-decade long Oral History of SUNY Project.

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Contains the records of the Division of Finance and Business, which preceded the current Division of Finance and Administration. It was overseen by the Vice President of Finance and Business and was responsible for many administrative functions at the University: budget and accounting, personnel, facilities, security, and internal audit.

Quantity: 7.2 cubic ft. (about 7.2 boxes)

Includes annual preliminary and final budget requests of the University at Albany and its predecessor institutions, detailing operating costs and salaries. Formerly the Office of the Budget.

Quantity: 15.2 cubic ft. (about 15.2 boxes)

This collection consists primarily of the records of the Treasurer for the State College for Teachers. Also included are some financial records from earlier iterations of the College (New York State Normal School and New York State Normal College) and records of the Financial Secretary, which succeeded the position of Treasurer. Materials include cash books, budget documents, and correspondence.

Fornachon, Mary Louise

Notebooks, 1899-1901

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Consisting of eight Normal College notebooks, including: History of Education, School History of the United States, Latin Methods, Kindergarten Methods, Methods in Elementary Drawing, Methods in Elementary Primary Arithmetic (2 Vol.), Geography Methods, and Methods in Physical Geography; Fornachon's copies of Cassell's New Popular Educator and The Eclectic System of Industrial Freehand and Mechanical Drawing textbooks; as well as one notebook belonging to a Mrs. Leslie S. Wilcoxon of Ridgewood, NJ, dated 192829.

Quantity: 3.66 cubic ft. (about 3.66 boxes)

This collection contains some administrative materials related to the running of the school, as well as information on class reunions, and copies of the yearbook Bricks and Ivy.

Frederick, Robert W.

Papers, 1927-1973

Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (about 3 boxes)

Frederick studied, lectured, and wrote about a wide range of topics dealing with education, including: the theory of education, the school's proper role in society, and the students' role in the educational process. His papers include biographical information, but predominantly document his education lectures, 1959-1960, 1963-1965, and writings on education, 1927-1965.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

This collection consists of a single folder of records from the Department of French Studies and contains correspondence with Eugene Ionesco.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Collection is made up of select volumes of the Freshman Focus, a publication from the Alumni Association, dating from 1984 to 1994.

Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

The Friends of the Libraries Records contain the day-to-day activities of this University at Albany organization comprised of faculty, staff, alumni, and community members.

Fuerza Latina

Records, 1979-1996

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Consists of administrative records, 198596; meeting minutes; budget reports; welcome letters; planning and publicity related to Christmas Balls, 198594; programs and flyers, 197995; La Voz newsletters, 199097; and information regarding the Northeastern Latino Collegiate Conference, 1994. The group was founded in 1970, its mission to provide leadership and representation for the Latino student population at the University.

Quantity: 0.6 cubic ft. (about 0.6 boxes)

The Gamma Kappa Phi Sorority Records contain documents related to the history, activities and alumnae of the Gamma Kappa Phi Sorority at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

This collections consists of programs and advertisements created by the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, an institution that acts to create a safe environment for students of various sexual orientations.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Contains records from the College of General Studies, which was created in 1965 and later became the College of Continuing Studies (and, subsequently, the Division of Continuing Studies). The collection contains reports, meeting minutes, course materials, correspondence, and ephemera.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Geography and Planning, including conference proceedings and a schedule of courses.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Contains records from the department of Geological Sciences, which became the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences in 1996. The Geology program was suspended in 2007.

Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, including annual reports and reading lists.

Quantity: 11.6 cubic ft. (about 11.6 boxes)

The records of the Institute of Gerontology include materials from the Institute on Aging, the Institute of Gerontology and the Ringel Institute of Gerontology, all of which served the same function within the State University of New York at Albany. Records include materials about program creation, correspondence, day files, grant applications, budgets, publications, research materials and professional development.

Gibson, Walter

Papers, 1950-2000

Quantity: 21 cubic ft. (about 21 boxes)

Papers of Physics professor, includes research files and publications, Bell Labs materials, SUNY TAP records, and material from the Indonesia Project

Gould, Harold

Papers, 1940-2003

Quantity: 10 cubic ft. (about 10 boxes)

The collection includes a scrapbook from Gould's high school and State College years, stage files (1957-2006), personal documents, photographs, and audiovisual material.

Quantity: 1.17 cubic ft. (about 1.17 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Institute for Government and Policy Studies,

Quantity: 10.42 cubic ft. (about 10.42 boxes)

This collection contains inactive records from the Office of Graduate Education (previously called the Office of Graduate Studies), which is responsible for the administration of graduate programs at the University.

Graduate Student Organization

Records, 1995-1999

Quantity: 14.33 cubic ft. (about 14.33 boxes)

Includes meeting records, award files, constitutions, ballots, grant reports and applications, web archives, and audio recordings of meetings.

Grenander, M.E.

Papers, 1951-1989

Quantity: 2.5 cubic ft. (about 2.5 boxes)

Includes correspondence, 1955-1989; course syllabi and lecture notes, 1951-1979; offprints, 1957-1981; and a diary of a sabbatical leave, 1954-1955. Grenander was a professor of English at the New York State College for Teachers and the University at Albany from 1948 to 1989. Grenander was a scholar of the American writer Ambrose Bierce and corresponded with John Crowe Ransom about New Criticism and other literary topics.

Hall, Kermit

Papers, ca. 1980-2006

Quantity: 45 cubic ft. (about 45 boxes)

Personal papers of former President Kermit Hall, who passed away suddenly in 2006.

Quantity: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 boxes)

This collection contains adminstrative memoranda, correspondence with students, course materials, and other adminstrative records from the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, primarily dated from 1970-1986.

Quantity: 2.31 cubic ft. (about 2.31 boxes)

This collection is made up of reference material related to the history of the University at Albany and its earlier iterations.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of History and Systematics of Science, a short-lived department within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Quantity: 3.3 cubic ft. (about 3.3 boxes)

The Department of History Records contains documents related to the Bachelor of Arts degree, a Doctor of Philosophy degree, a Masters of Arts Degree, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public History. Documents also relate to the changing thematic and geographic focus of various degree tracks.

Hopkins, Vivian C.

Papers, 1920-1978

Quantity: 21.5 cubic ft. (about 21.5 boxes)

Includes correspondence, biographical materials, and notes documenting her career as a professor of English at the New York State College for Teachers and the University at Albany, SUNY, 193870; research materials and notes about Emerson, 194560, and about Satanism in literature, 196973; drafts of her books Prodigal Puritan: Delia Bacon (1940) and The Mind of DeWitt Clinton, 1970; and business records of the Albany Gravel Company, 192070. Hopkins corresponded with the Japanese poet Naoshi Koriyama, who was her former student.

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

This collection contains the inactive records of the Office of Human Resources Management and its predecessor bodies. It consists of salary schedules and rosters, personnel policy and procedure documentation, and other records pertaining to the functions of human resources and personnel management.

Quantity: 7 cubic ft. (about 7 boxes)

The collection consists of records from the University at Albany's Humanistic Education Center, 1969-1973.

Quantity: 3.33 cubic ft. (about 3.33 boxes)

Faced with major cutbacks in support for the Humanities in the mid-1970s, the Institute for Humanistic Studies was created to stimulate research and critical thinking in the Humanities on the State University of New York at Albany campus.

Quantity: 18.47 cubic ft. (about 18.47 boxes)

Documents the administrative, curricular, and social activities of the Department of Information Studies from its establishment as a one year undergraduate school for librarians in 1926 through the early part of the twenty-first century.

Quantity: 9 cubic ft. (about 9 boxes)

Contains records from the Office of Information Systems and Technology, which oversaw Computing Services, the Educational Communication Center, the University Libraries, and other information services on campus. The collection includes administrative correspondence, planning documentation, budget materials, and other administrative records.

Quantity: 6.33 cubic ft. (about 6.33 boxes)

Contains records from Initiatives for Women, which grants financial awards to individuals or groups affiliated with the University at Albany that support the advacement of women or women's concerns. Materials include meeting minutes, awards files, and ephemera.

Quantity: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 boxes)

Contains technical reports from the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research, a research center affiliated with the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.

Quantity: 7 cubic ft. (about 7 boxes)

Contains studies and reports on the State University of New York at Albany based on research conducted by the Office of Institutional Research.

Quantity: 2.33 cubic ft. (about 2.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Center of Inter-American Studies, which sponsored interdisciplinary language and cultural studies program relating to Latin America.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

This is an artificial collection of materials, gathered from several offices, relating to the Office of Internal Audit.

Quantity: 28 captures

The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's Office of International Programs.

Quantity: 29.14 cubic ft. (about 29.14 boxes)

The papers of Lou Ismay document the history of the Environmental Forum at the University at Albany, SUNY, (State University of New York at Albany as it was then known) from 1969-1977, as well as the Environmental Studies Program. The collection contains information on the Environmental Forum, the Protect Your Environment Club, administrative files, student writings, subject files, correspondence, and publications. The student writings are from Ismay’s Environmental Forum classes from 1969-1977. This series is restricted from use, along with parts of the Environmental Forum and correspondence series. This course was held under different numbers during its existence, including A&S 201 and Env.250a and b. The strength of the collection lies not in the educational departments that are represented by the collection, but by the overall impression one can gather about the rise of environmental awareness among students at the university. Access to certain student material is restricted. Consult a staff member for details.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

The Louis C. Jones Papers consist primarily of the circular letters sent by Jones during World War II to former students of the State Teachers College and replies to these letters from service men and women. Jones was employed by the New York State College for Teachers, first as an Instructor (1934-42) and later as an Associate Professor of English (1942-46).

Quantity: 12.6 cubic ft. (about 12.6 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Judaic Studies, which was formed in 1970. Consists primarily of multimedia instructional materials.

Quantity: 1.5 cubic ft. (about 1.5 boxes)

An artificial collection of memorabilia and paper records concerning the Kappa Beta Fraternity. Originally a Jewish fraternity, it became non-denominational in 1948.

Quantity: 7.1 cubic ft. (about 7.1 boxes)

The Kappa Delta Sorority Records contain documents related to the formation, activities and alumnae of the Kappa Delta Sorority at the University at Albany.

Kappa Phi Kappa Fraternity, Chi Chapter

Records, 1943-1964

Quantity: 1.5 cubic ft. (about 1.5 boxes)

Includes financial records, 192762; minutes, 194561; copies of the constitution and bylaws, 1948, 196365; and material on ceremonial procedures, 1961.

Quantity: 18.52 cubic ft. (about 18.52 boxes)

The collection contains material pertaining to Leonard Kastle, an American composer, pianist, film writer and director. Kastle also served as a Visiting Professor of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University at Albany in the 1980s.

Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (about 3 boxes)

Office papers of education and literacy scholar Judith Langer who directed the Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA).

Quantity: 6 cubic ft. (about 6 boxes)

Contains the papers of Edward S. LeComte, who served as a professor of English at the University at Albany from 1964 until his retirement in 1981. Materials in this collection include personal correspondence, course planning materials, publications and administrative documents from the Department of English, newsxpaper clippings, manuscripts of LeComte's writing, and communications with publishers.

Lee, Tae Moon

Photographs, 1964-1972

Quantity: 1.82 cubic ft. (about 1.82 boxes)

The Tae Moon Lee Papers consist of approximately 1400 photographs, negatives and contact prints of the State University of New York at Albany, SUNY taken between 1964 and 1971. A 1966 MLS graduate of the School of Library Science, Lee was for many years a faculty member in the University Libraries, and a number of the photographs are of the University Library, its Cataloging Department faculty, and Library events. A number of Lees photographs are of the Uptown Campus. Many of Lees photos reflect his years of service as faculty advisor to Student Photo Services, 1966-1980 (ranging from photos of Photo Services staff to assignments he undertook photographing campus event, e.g. Governor Nelson Rockefellers 1968 presidential campaign, or campus groups, e.g. Footworks, the schools dance group). The Lee photographs also reflect his service as honorary faculty advisor to the social fraternity Epsilon Phi Sigma, as chaperon for the Outing Club and as a member of the Ski Club. In addition to the Lee photographs in his papers, there are many contact prints and negatives take by Tae Moon Lee in the University Archives holdings of Student Photo Services Photos, 1966-76.

Leese, Joseph

Papers, 1963-1981

Quantity: 12 cubic ft. (about 12 boxes)

Faculty member in the School of Education. Includes teaching materials, research and writing materials, and curriculum development records from the School of Education.

Leidel, Donald

Papers, 1965-1976

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Mainly consists of an artificial collection of news clippings, correspondence, flyers, and memos relating to student unrest at the University from 1969 to 1972. Also includes personal correspondence, 196972; materials concerning the first PhD degree granted by the University, 197476; course materials for Social Studies 1A and 1B; and dissertation proposals, 1965.

Mackiewicz, John

Papers, 1976-1986

Quantity: unknown uncontrolled

Distinguished Teaching Professor; Mackiewicz worked with the University and SUNY Honors Programs.

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Contains the records of the Office of the Vice President for Management and Planning, which oversaw budget, personnel, facilities, security, and other campus services from 1966 until 1977 when the position became the Vice President for Finance and Business.

Quantity: 11 cubic ft. (about 11 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, including faculty research and publications, departmental correspondence, course materials, and planning and policy documentation.

Quantity: 7.8 cubic ft. (about 7.8 boxes)

The Eugene McLaren Papers document his academic pursuits as well as research he conducted while on the faculty at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

Contains publications from the Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, a research institute within the Department of Anthropology that focuses on the peoples and cultures of Mesoamerica.

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

Contains records from the Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program, which operates within Counseling and Psychological Services and provides telephone and online peer assistance, peer education, and peer advisement services. Materials include brochures, fliers, correspondence, and training manuals.

Quantity: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 boxes)

The collection is made up of the accreditiation reports for the University at Albany.

Quantity: 0.99 cubic ft. (about 0.99 boxes)

The collection is made up of the accreditiation reports for the University at Albany.

Quantity: 32.44 cubic ft. (about 32.44 boxes)

This collection contains materials from the Milne School related to administrative activities from faculty and staff, as well as records pertaining to student activities from various clubs and publications.

Mochon, Donald

Collection, 1972-1977

Quantity: 0.3 cubic ft. (about 0.3 boxes)

Watercolor art done on memos by Donald Mochon, founding director of the SUNY Albany Art Museum.

Mohnen, Volker

Papers, 1966-2006

Quantity: 1.5 cubic ft. (about 1.5 boxes)

Volker Mohnen joined the faculty at the State University of New York at Albany in 1967 and later served as director of the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) from 1975-1985. He later became a full professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science and currently is professor emeritus. This collection primarily documents his research activities and university duties from the late 1960s through the 1980s. It includes research materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings and files discussing professional activities such as meetings/conferences and testimonies.

Quantity: 2 Vol.

Collection is made up of the publication Monographs on Pedagogy, Literature, and Science.

Quantity: 2.8 cubic ft. (about 2.8 boxes)

This collection contains records and ephemera from the Department of Music.

Myren, Richard A.

Papers, 1952-1971

Quantity: 11 cubic ft. (about 11 boxes)

Correspondence, research data, and retained records of Richard A. Myren at the University of North Carolina, 195256; Indiana University, 195566; and as Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Albany, 196674.

Quantity: 1.42 cubic ft. (about 1.42 boxes)

The original student government of the State College for Teachers, founded in 1917. Myskania acted as a secret society which selected its own members, but its duties were gradually assumed by the Student Association and it was disbaned in 1979.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Reference collection with materials relating to the New York State Education Department, including: convocation programs, publications, and documentation of State education rules.

Quantity: 6.0 cubic ft. (about 6.0 boxes)

The Donald J. Newman Papers document the career of the Professor of Criminal Justice and Dean of the School of Criminal Justice (1977-1984) including correspondence, subject files, adminstrative records, evaluations of other universities and his criminal justice projects.

Quantity: 14 cubic ft. (about 14 boxes)

The Joseph L. Norton Papers include notes, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, publications, and other materials documenting Norton's work as a SUNY Albany professor, a counselor, a teacher, and an activist in the gay community.

Quantity: 14.6 cubic ft. (about 14.6 boxes)

The School of Nursing Records document the history and day-to-day operations of the School at the University at Albany since its first full year of operation in 1967 through its closing in 1979.

Quantity: 85 Digital Files

Contains University-wide, divisional, and departmental organizational charts produced between 1930 and the present day.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Autobiography and photos of Caroline Smith Page who was an early student at the New York State Normal School. She later taught in Troy, NY and Natchez, MS.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Created by the Division of University Affairs to liaison with the Parents Association and to respond to parental concerns regarding their children attending the University.

Quantity: 1.2 cubic ft. (about 1.2 boxes)

This collection contains payroll records (salary schedules, payroll guidelines, and other materials) from different offices at the University.

Quantity: 6.56 cubic ft. (about 6.56 boxes)

Contains records from the Performing Arts Center, which was completed in 1969 on the new campus to replace Page Hall as the primary performance space at the University. The collection includes space planning materials, publications, and records from events held at the PAC (including fliers, press releases, programs, and attendence reports).

Quantity: 2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

Personal and professional papers of Paul Bruce Pettit, professor of theatre at the University at Albany, 1947-1972. Includes essays, play scripts and literary writings produced while enrolled in graduate programs at Cornell University, his theses (M.A. 1943 and Ph.D. 1949), correspondence, offprints of articles about theater related subjects, newspaper clippings, scripts of radio broadcasts (1947-1948), and lecture notes from Pettit's tenure as a professor and chairman of the Department of Theatre. While on a Fulbright Scholarship Pettit directed the National Theater in Cyprus (1964 and 1965) and was known for his work in arena theater.

Quantity: 1.2 cubic ft. (about 1.2 boxes)

The Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Alpha Chapter Records contain documents related to the formation and activities of the Alpha Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University at Albany.

Phi Delta Kappa, Epsilon Omicron Chapter

Records, Undated

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

Professional Fraternity for Men in Education. Includes scrapbook of initiation programs, membership lists, film negatives.

Quantity: 3.64 cubic ft. (about 3.64 boxes)

The Phi Delta Sorority Records contain documents related to the history, activities and alumnae of the Phi Delta Sorority at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Philosophy, including course bulletins, degree proposals, and related memoranda.

Quantity: 2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

Records from the Department of Physics from the State College for Tearchers to the University at Albany, SUNY.

Quantity: 1.66 cubic ft. (about 1.66 boxes)

The Pi Omega Pi Records contain documents pertaining to the National Business Education Teacher Honor Society's Beta Eta chapter at the University at Albany.

Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

Namesake of Pierce Hall, she served as Dean of Women from 1913-1933, supported the construction of dorms for women and aided the institutionalization of in loco parentis.

Quantity: 1.66 cubic ft. (about 1.66 boxes)

Records of the Director of Planning, a position that reported to the President and was responsible for coordinating the three-year and master planning process across the University.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the Department of Political Science, including correspondence, course materials, and planning documents.

Quantity: 1.62 cubic ft. (about 1.62 boxes)

The Edward E. Potter Club And Alumni Association Records includes documents and objects related to the finances, activities, and history of the Club and subsequent Alumni Association. Materials related to the Edward E. Potter Club include financial settlements, photographs, correspondence, and meeting minutes. Materials related to the Alumni Association include Alumni addresses, memorabilia, and a newsletter. Objects in this collection include mugs, a blanket, stamp, letter opener, compact makeup, and ledger books.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Papers of World War I pilot and State College for Teachers student. Potter died in a plane crash Paris, France.

Quantity: 2.33 cubic ft. (about 2.33 boxes)

Collection is made up of materials related to the recommendations of changes for the University that came from a Task Force created by the president.

Quantity: 83 captures

Administrative records from the Office of the President, which guides the overall direction and leadership of the school. This collection documents major university initiatives and trends since it's beginning in the 19th century.

Quantity: 2.67 cubic ft. (about 2.67 boxes)

Dr. Harry S. Price taught in the History Department at the University at Albany from 1947 to 1979. the collection includes correspondence from 1967 to 1968, office files from 1953-1978, and bulletins from 1982 to 1985. Also included are meeting minutes and lecture notes.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

This collection is made up of programs and advertisements for events hosted by various LGBTQ groups on campus.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Contains halftone printing blocks depicting University buildings, faculty, and alumni created for the publication of the Alumni Quarterly.

Quantity: 12.66 cubic ft. (about 12.66 boxes)

Psi Gamma was founded in 1898 at the New York State Normal College for Teachers and the Alumnae Association in 1922. The sorority split in 1991 over whether to abandon local status or become a chapter of a national sorority.

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Contains the inactive records of the Department of Psychology, primarily published reports with a small volume of additional administrative records.

Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the Department of Public Administration and Policy, a department within the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.

Quantity: 2.17 cubic ft. (about 2.17 boxes)

Contains materials from the School of Public Health, including educational videos and administrative records.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

This collection contains the records of the Department of Public Safety, which oversaw campus security. The bulk of the collection consists of crime and incident reports.

Quantity: 20 cubic ft. (about 20 boxes)

Collection is made up of various pubilcations from the Univeristy at Albany, and groups within the institution.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Reading, including instructional materials, faculty publications, and coursework.

Quantity: 57.33 cubic ft. (about 57.33 boxes)

Contains student transcripts and the official schedule of classes and academic calendar.

Quantity: 48.33 cubic ft. (about 48.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, which oversaw research and graduate education at the University between 1971 and 1998. Includes subject administrative files relating to other university departments, records of research centers and institutes, council and committee files, faculty files, UUP records, correspondence, and Office for Research records.

Quantity: 1.17 cubic ft. (about 1.17 boxes)

Reference collection containing materials relating to the Office for Research, including: planning documents, administrative correspondence, monthly reports, project director's guides, research directories, and other publications.

Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the Department of Residential Life and its predecessor, the Office of Residences. Includes memoranda, policy documentation, annual reports, and other materials related to the management of campus housing.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Office of Resource Develoment, including memoranda relating to the establishment and administration of various scholarships at the University.

Quantity: 15.72 cubic ft. (about 15.72 boxes)

Correspondence with publishers and environmental groups including the Constitutional Council for Forest Preserves, 1970–71; Defenders of Wildlife, 1970–76; Albany Environmental Council, 1965–76; draft manuscripts and typescripts, 1956–79, of texts, scholarly and popular articles and books relating to local, state, national, and international government and to environmental issues such as the anti-nuclear movement, forest preservation, wildlife preservation, the Adirondack Mountains, lecture notes taken as a student and given to his classes, 1930–70, scripts for his television series "Man Against His Environment", 1970–71, drafts of speeches on environmental concerns, tape cassettes on environmental issues created as staff lecturer for the Center for Cassette Studies, clippings files on government and environmental issues, photographs of Rienow and his wife. Robert Rienow was educated at Carthage College (B.A., 1930), and Columbia University (M.A., 1934; Ph.D., 1937), served as Instructor, 1936–41, Assistant Professor, 1941–47, and Professor, 1947–80, of Social Science at the State University of New York at Albany, now the University at Albany. Through out his career Rienow maintained an active interest in environmental issues and a belief in the need to popularize issues of public concern. (See also papers of his wife Leona Train Rienow).

Quantity: 2.33 cubic ft. (about 2.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Public Service Workshops Program (formerly called the Public Service Training Program), a professional development program administered by the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy under contract with the New York State Governor's Office of Employee Relations. Includes progress reports, committee records, and course materials.

Quantity: 2.4 cubic ft. (about 2.4 boxes)

This collection consists of the administrative records of the Assistant to the Provost of the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.

Quantity: 21 cubic ft. (about 21 boxes)

Established in 1947 to meet the need for academic training in public administration, the Rockefeller College originated as a joint effort between New York University and Syracuse University and was transferred to SUNY Albany in 1962.

Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (about 3 boxes)

Contains materials from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, a public policy research institute operated by SUNY. The bulk of the collection consists of audio and video tapes.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Collection is made up of the publication the Theater Annual.

Quantity: 2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

Records of the social and community activities performed a social group of faculty wives and other women that perfomed university and community service.

Sailing Club

Records, 1963-1974

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Includes photographs, publicity material, correspondence, budgets, and reports on regattas.

Quantity: 135 cubic ft. (about 135 boxes)

The Vincent J. Schaefer Papers represent the professional accomplishments and personal interests of the scientist who discovered cloud seeding. Schaefer spent more than 20 years with General Electric in Schenectady, New York, working his way up from apprentice, to research assistant, to research associate. In those years he was mentored by Irving Langmuir, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry. The work Schaefer did at General Electric laid the foundation for further success as he became director of research for the Munitalp Foundation, began a highly successful summer science program for high school students, acted as an independent consultant, and founded the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center at the State University of New York at Albany. This collection contains research data, notes, correspondence, publications, and photographs that showcase Schaefer's long, industrious scientific career as well as highlighting his many hobbies in local history and environmentalism.

Schoonmaker, Jennie M.

Papers, 1862-1872

Quantity: unknown uncontrolled

Diaries, 186770, 1872; and notes on lectures by Professor Corley on philosophy, chemistry, astronomy, magnetism, and botany, 1868. Kept by an 1869 graduate of the New York State Normal School (a predecessor of the University at Albany, State University of New York), who taught in Guilford, New York, and New Paltz, New York. Included is a diary kept by her sister Lydia in 1862.

Quantity: 0.75 cubic ft. (about 0.75 boxes)

Records from the Senior Assistant to the President, Susan Supple.

Shill, Gertrude

Papers, 1888-1934

Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

Contains primarily Shill's extensive college notes which represent early twentieth century curriculum in History, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics as well as teaching methods of the day. This academic material also includes a collection of Textbooks (191032). In addition to her own papers, the collection also includes academic materials belonging to Gertrude's uncle, George Shill, including instruction pages, question pages and completed assignments from the International Correspondence School in Scranton, PA (18981900).

Sigma Xi

Records, 1968-1976

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes a petition for the establishment of the local chapter, 1969; and memoranda, 197576. [

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Sirotkin was Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University at Albany. Collection consists of materials pertaining to the hospitalization of political dissidents in Soviet mental institutions, retained by Sirotkin as a member of the First U.S. Mission on Mental Health to the Soviet Union.

Quantity: 3.0 cubic ft. (about 3.0 boxes)

Contains departmental copies of German dissertations submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Quantity: 23.4 cubic ft. (about 23.4 boxes)

The School of Social Welfare Records document the history and day-to-day operations of the School at the University at Albany since its first full year of operation in 1964 through 2000.

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

The Department of Sociology was created in 1966 as UAlbany evolved into a large public research university.

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Contains records from the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, including budget files, schedules, and materials that document the department's phase-out in 1979.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

The collection contains inactive records from the Office of Student Accounts, which oversees student tuition and billing.

Quantity: 30.33 cubic ft. (about 30.33 boxes)

Contains the records of the Division of Student Affairs, its subordinate offices, and its predecessor bodies, including the Office of the Dean of Students. Materials include: planning and policy documentation, admissions and financial aid statistics, correspondence, and meeting minutes.

Quantity: 5.3 cubic ft. (about 5.3 boxes)

The Student Association Records contains records documenting the proceedings of the UAlbany Student Association from its inception in 1921 to 1989. This collection contains records that relate to the changing duties, functions, and governmental structure of the Student Association.

Quantity: 1.16 cubic ft. (about 1.16 boxes)

Collection is made up of the student handbooks issued by the student association.

Quantity: 18 cubic ft. (about 18 boxes)

Contains records from the Office of Student Involvement, and its predecessor offices: the Office of Student Life and the Office of Campus Life. Materials in the collection address the administration of student activities on campus, including student group policies and event planning.

Quantity: 17.47 GB

The University at Albany, SUNY student newspapers (State College News,, State University News, Albany Student Press), from 1916-present. Issues from the years 1916-1985 and 2015 are available online. Additional issues are only available in-person.

Quantity: 2.62 cubic ft. (about 2.62 boxes)

Collection is made up of publications from students of the University at Albany, the vast majority of them publishing prose and poetry, as well as artwork created by students.

Quantity: 0.50 cubic ft. (about 0.50 boxes)

Collection is made up of the publication The Student Voice.

Quantity: 1.4 cubic ft. (about 1.4 boxes)

Contains the records of the Office of Summer Sessions (currently known as the Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions), including annual reports, budget materials, and enrollment data.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Reports and memoranda from the commission established to determine the growth of SUNYA until the mid-1980s.

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

In the early 1970s SUNY Albany sought to better utilize the space of the downtown campus, and improve the infrastructure overall. This collection is made up of materials created by a Task Force charged with taking on this burden.

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

This collection is made up of materials created by a task force devoted to ensuring the university was in compliance with the Regionalization of the New York school system.

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

A joint federal and state grant-funded program to implement competency-based teacher education (CBTE) and develop a statewide collaborative system of support for additional CBTE efforts.

Theatre Alumni Association

Records, 1954-1974

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes a scrapbook, 195472; correspondence; minutes; and audio tapes of Agnes Futterer's readings and of an interview with playwright Eugne Ionesco.

Quantity: 7.167 cubic ft. (about 7.167 boxes)

Originally the Department of Speech and Dramatic Art, it encompassed the disciplines of Dramatic Art; Rhetoric and Public Address; Radio, Television and Film; and Speech Pathology and Audiology. The Department is responsible for the operation of the State University Theatre, is closely affiliated with the Northeastern New York Speech Center, and is the sponsor of a number of course-related student organizations

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Contains records from the Two-Year College Development Center (later referred to as the Two-Year College Student Development Center, and subsequently renamed the Center for Innovation and Career Development). The collection contains annual reports, workshop and conference materials, and educational materials.

Quantity: 0.67 cubic ft. (about 0.67 boxes)

Contains inactive records of the Office Of Undergraduate Admissions, including annual reports, enrollment data, and other administrative reports and correspondence.

Quantity: .33 cubic ft. (about .33 boxes)

Contains materials relating to the Center for Undergraduate Education, which was the administrative office responsible for overseeing advisement activities for freshmen and sophomores.

Quantity: 6.42 cubic ft. (about 6.42 boxes)

This collection contains inactive records from the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (previously called the Office of Undergraduate Studies).

Quantity: 16 cubic ft. (about 16 boxes)

Contains records fromt the Division of University Advancement, which oversaw development and public relations programs. Also includes records from subordinate offices, including the Office of Community Relations. Materials include financial records, commencement and inauguration planning documentation, and task force records.

Quantity: 69 captures

Records of the Art Museum that was built on UAlbany's Uptown Campus with the support of Governor Nelson Rockefeller.

Quantity: 0.4 cubic ft. (about 0.4 boxes)

Contains inactive records of University Auxiliary Services (which succeeded the Faculty-Student Association in 1976), including annual and monthly financial reports, meeting minutes, and ephemera.

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

Contains records from the University Bookstore, including board meeting minutes, newsletters, and reports.

Quantity: 10 cubic ft. (about 10 boxes)

This collection contains papers from the office of Robert Morris, who served as Dean of the University College (1966-1970) and subsequently as Dean of Undergraduate Studies (1970-approximately 1976). The collection addresses all aspects of the administration of undergraduate education at the University. It includes undergraduate policy manuals, advisement manuals, grading policy documentation, daily correspondence between Morris and various other administrators at the University, and planning documentation for the Undergraduate Bulletin. The bulk of the material is dated between 1966 and 1978.

Quantity: 139 Digital Files

Includes meeting minutes and supporting documentation of the Executive Committee of the New York State Normal School, 1844-1990; the Board of Trustees 1890-1928; and Board of Visitors, 1928-1939, of the New York State College for Teachers; and minutes, correspondence, reports, and publications of the University Council, 1965-2015. The power of the original Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, Board of Visitors extended to the hiring and firing of all employees, prescribing the curriculum including the texts used in courses. These bodies reported jointly to the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and the Superintendent of Education, the later individual serving as Chairman of successive bodies. The powers of the University Council, created by the SUNY Board of Trustees in 1954, are far more restricted, being limited to nominating presidents, naming buildings, and reviewing and approving major policy changes and initiatives.

Quantity: 4.5 cubic ft. (about 4.5 boxes)

The University Faculty consists of the voting faculty and is the body that grants power to the University Senate to develop and enact policy. The collection primarily consists of meeting minutes, audio recordings of meetings, and election results.

Quantity: 163.7 cubic ft. (about 163.7 boxes)

This collection consists mainly of the records of the Office of the Director, records of the Library's divisions and departments, and the University Library Faculty. Includes accession and withdrawal records, 1929-1957; book circulation records, 1929-1960; correspondence, reports and minutes of bibliographers' meetings, 1966-1979; and bound volumes of the University Libraries newsletter, 1972-1976; announcements, schedules of events, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and brochures relating to Community University Day, 1972-1983; memoranda and pamphlets about access policy, 1979-1983; and annual reports, 1979-1987.

University Relations, Office of

Records, 1960-1994

Quantity: 42 cubic ft. (about 42 boxes)

Contains records form the Office of University Relations and its predecessors (Office of Public Relations and Office of Community Relations). Includes, clippings, press releases, publications, and administrative records.

Quantity: 162 captures

The University Senate is a legislative arm of the faculty comprised of 81 faculty, professional, and student senators. Records include legislation, meeting records, and Council Records.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

This collection consists of the Publications University News and University Update.

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Contains correspondence, financial statements, and other administrative records for the University at Albany Foundation, which is a not-for-profit corporation that manages philanthropic contributions given in support of the University at Albany.

Quantity: 2.66 cubic ft. (about 2.66 boxes)

This collection is made up of copies of the Carillon and University at Albany Magazine.

Quantity: 14.83 cubic ft. (about 14.83 boxes)

The Melvin Urofsky Papers discuss his research and editing of his multi-volume series on the letters of Louis Brandeis. The papers consist of copies of Brandeis' letters, drafts of the volumes co-edited by Urofsky, and several of Urofsky's notebooks.

Quantity: 10.33 cubic ft. (about 10.33 boxes)

Contains records from the Office of the Vice President of University Affairs (which existed from 1972 until approximately 1990), including correspondence, meeting materials, and planning documentation on the subject of alumni and parent relations, advancement, contract negotiations, event planning, and budget.

Vietnam War

Collection, 1967-1969

Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

An artificial collection including correspondence, memoranda, ephemera, and publications about antiVietnam War activities on the campus.

Quantity: 39.04 cubic ft. (about 39.04 boxes)

The Bernard Vonnegut Papers document Vonnegut's career as a researcher in the field of atmospheric science with a focus on his time at GE, Arthur Little, and the State University of New York at Albany. The collection includes technical memoranda, research, data, inventions and patent forms, equipment specifications, drawings, figures, handwritten notes, manuscripts, reports, correspondence, publicity materials, course materials, news clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and audio/video materials

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Contains inactive records from the campus radio station, WCDB, and its predecessor, WSUA. Materials include meeting minutes, policy documentation, financial records, and internal and external correspondence.

Wallace, Edith Owen

Papers, 1918-1960

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Correspondence, 192943; lecture notes, essays, and notebooks. Wallace was a graduate of Milne School and the New York State College for Teachers and taught at the latter and at the University at Albany, 191865. She was a classicist and served as the first chair of the Division of Humanities at the University, 196265.

Quantity: 2513 captures

This collection contains daily and monthly captures of the top level domain for the University website: www.albany.edu, as well as weekly captures of the University NewsCenter website: www.albany.edu/news Webcrawling is managed through the Internet Archive's Archive-It service.

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Diaries kept as a student in librarianship at the New York State College for Teachers and as a librarian in New York State.

White, Theodore

Papers, Undated

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Primarily files related to his tenure as a professor of Political Science, internal political science dept. files but also 1 box of a proposed but never realized Asian Studies Major in the early 1970s.

Wittern-Keller, Laura

Papers, 2001-2005

Quantity: 0.01 cubic ft. (about 0.01 boxes)

3 cassette tapes of Shientag attorneys and distributors Freedman and Brandt who fought against state movie censorship.

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Consists of cassette recordings and transcriptions of interviews documenting the creation of the Women's Studies Program at the then State University of New York at Albany in the 1970's. The interviews were conducted, with one exception, by Judith Hudson, retiring University Libraries bibliographer for Women's Studies.

Women's Studies, Department of

Collection, 1972-2000

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

This collection contains materials relating to the founding and administration of the Women's Studies Program, including course descriptions, meeting records, and ephemera.

Quantity: 7.25 cubic ft. (about 7.25 boxes)

Atmospheric researcher and oceanographer from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the University of Hawaii, Woodcock collaborated with Duncan Blanchard and the U.S. Navy on research such as Project Shower, atmospheric sea salt and volcanic mountain breathing.

Quantity: 6.93 cubic ft. (about 6.93 boxes)

This collection is made up of the published yearbooks of the New York State Normal College, the New York State College for Teachers, and the State University of New York at Albany.