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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: 92.29 cubic ft. (about 92.29 boxes)

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: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

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

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Includes the meeting minutes of two secretaries' minutes books spanning the years 1902-13, 1924-31. The minutes contain attendance rolls and routine proceedings of the meetings as hand written by the secretary. The Adelphoi Literary Society was one of the fraternal organizations for students attending the Normal College High School (Milne School), the practice teaching school for the Normal College. The Society was founded between 1890 and 1895. Additional information on the Society can also be found in the Crimson and White, the Milne School newspaper, and Bricks and Ivy, the Milne School yearbook.

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: 1.33 cubic ft. (about 1.33 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: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

The collection consists of records from the University at Albany's Allen Collegiate Center, 1972-1976.

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.

Quantity: 67.68 cubic ft. (about 67.68 boxes)

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.

Anthropology, Department of

Records, 1975-1982

Quantity: 0.3 cubic ft. (about 0.3 boxes)

Includes annual reports, 1975-77; reports of the Field School Program on the archaeology of the Saratoga Battle Field and the Mohawk Valley Project, 1982; proposals for Masters Program, 1968; Three Year Plans for 1976 and 1979.

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: 21 cubic ft. (about 21 boxes)

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

Asian Studies Program

Records, 1988

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Consists of discussion papers. Established in 1980, Asian Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary major allowing students an opportunity to study various facets of Asian societies and cultures (South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia/Middle East as well as East Asia).

Astronomy and Space Sciences, Department of

Records, 1967-1976

Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

Includes memoranda and correspondence of the department chair, 1967-76; program proposals, 1968-76; and minutes of staff meetings, 1973. The Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences was created in 1964 and was dissolved after the academic year 1975-76.

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: 6.5 cubic ft. (about 6.5 boxes)

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.

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.

Business Affairs, Office of

Records, 1957-1978

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

Includes energy consumption records, student assistants records, data processing, telephone administration records, administrative manuals, Middle States Accredidation files, bank deposits, and additional administrative records

Business, School of

Records, 1948-1986

Quantity: 6 cubic ft. (about 6 boxes)

Includes MBA proposals, 1962-69; reports and budgets, 1968-86; and minutes of faculty meetings, 1977-78. The School of Business was created in 1964 as a successor to the former Department of Business Education to provide analytical training for students interested in careers in business and in business education. Selected photographs of faculty and students from the School of Business from the University Archives Photograph Collection are available for viewing online from the University at Albany Libraries' Digital Collections database.

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

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: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 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.

Center for Curriculum Research and Service

Records, 1965-1968

Quantity: 1.3 cubic ft. (about 1.3 boxes)

Includes publications on teaching, the special needs of students, and the improvement of college teaching. A unit of the School of Education, the center was established in 1954 to provide laboratory experience for the development and application of curricula for undergraduate and graduate students.

Center for Curriculum and Instruction

Records, 1965-1974

Quantity: 2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Includes material on curriculum development and special programs.

Center for Legislative Development

Records, 1966-2000

Quantity: 73 cubic ft. (about 73 boxes)

The Center for Legislative Development is the successor to the Comparative Development Studies Center. Dr. James Heaphey served as director of the Center for Legislative Development from its founding until 1978 when he was succeeded by Aldo Baakalini who served as Director until his death in 2003. The Centers primary function, under both names, has been and is to assist in the development of legislative effectiveness around the world by studying and accessing legislative needs for resources and information, and formulating plans to acquire those resources so that legislatures can negotiate agreements with their executives. Contained in the Centers records are program proposals, records of site visits, correspondence, contracts, and reports. In the early 1970s the Center was interested in the problems of legislative security in the United States. Of interest might be extensive documentation, including tapes, of the Legislatures and Human Rights Conference in Dublin, Ireland in 1976. In the 1990s the Center assisted the former Soviet satellite of Hungary in developing legislative institutions, but was largely unsuccessful in attempting to assist the Central Asian Republics in their transition. The Center was fund for a Rule of Law Project in Kazakhstan but internal problems in the country prevent the carrying out of the project. The records also contain proposals for an unfunded Mongolian Rural Civil Society Program, one of whose aims was to enhance the status of women in rural society. The Center had active programs of legislative development in Korea, Kuwait, and Yemen. There are 2.5 cubic ft. of records regarding the Committee on Viable Constitutionalism (COVICO), 1993-1999. In East Africa the Center had a program in Ethiopia in the mid 1970s, in West Africa the Center has had long term programs in Ghana, 1969-1981, in Guinea-Bissau, 1992-1997, and in North Africa, Egypt, 1970s, 1994-98. In the Eastern Mediterranean the Center has had programs in Lebanon. The Center has had a long term presence in South and Central America and the Caribbean from the 1960s through the 1990s. Found in the records are materials relating to the Centers assistance to the following countries to develop their legislative branches: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Quantity: 19 Digital Files

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: 0.25 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.

Classics, Department of

Records, 1939, 1974-1986

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes course descriptions, memoranda, annual reports, and student papers. It is the successor to the Department of Latin Language and Literature created in 1909. The faculty offers courses in Latin, Greek, or classical archaeology and civilization.

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 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 Alabny, 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.

Comparative and World Literature, Department of

Records, 1968-1976

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Records of the academic department that no longer exists. Includes by-laws, correspondence, meeting records, annual reports, and additional administrative documentation.

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 cubic ft. (about 12 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.

Continuing Studies, Division of

Records, 1979-1984

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Records of academic program that promoted continuing education and career development, including in outside business and trade groups such as the National Association of Postmasters. Provided discounts for faculty, staff, and their families. Contains promotional materials, bulletins, flyers, program guidelines and summaries, and course listings.

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: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 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: 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 that documents the University at Albany, SUNY.

Disabled Student Services

Records, 1970-1985

Quantity: 1.33 cubic ft. (about 1.33 boxes)

Includes grant proposals, 1774, 1977; annual grant progress reports; Coordinator's correspondence, 1976; minutes, 1977; and budgets, 1977-78, leaflets and fliers, 1977-85; and Director's subject files relating to TRIO Project Funding, 1971, 1974-79. The organization was established in 1973 with a grant from the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Programs (Upward Bound, Talent Search, and Special Services for Disadvantaged Students). In 1974, it was officially named the Rehabilitation Service Program, and charged with the responsibility of coordinating special services for the disabled. The Program was renamed the Program for Disabled Student Services in 1981. Currently, the Office of Disabled Student Services (DSS) serves as an advocate for students with mobility and sensory impairments; the learning disabled; those in recovery from alcohol and/or chemical dependency; students with head injuries, chronic, and severe medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes, and asthma; and those with psychiatric histories.

Diversity and Inclusion, Office of

Records, 1970-2016

Quantity: 10 cubic ft. (about 10 boxes)

Includes correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, surveys, and printed materials relating to the 504 Program History (handicapped access), and the implementation of the Title IX Program. Also included in the record group are the minutes and correspondence of the University Council on Affirmative Action. The Office dates from the establishment of an Affirmative Action Program in 1971 in the Office of Personnel and was originally administered by the Equal Opportunity Coordinator.

Quantity: 8.66 cubic ft. (about 8.66 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: 1.5 cubic ft. (about 1.5 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: 15 cubic ft. (about 15 boxes)

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

English, Department of

Records, 1934-2000

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes a proposal for a D.A. program in English, 1971; course descriptions 1977-2000; bulletins; syllabi; and publications including News About English.

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: 4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

The collection consists of inactive from the University at Albany's Office of Equipment Management, 1968-1972.

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: 11 cubic ft. (about 11 boxes)

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

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.

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.

Finance and Administration, Division of

Records, 1914-1986

Quantity: 4.25 cubic ft. (about 4.25 boxes)

Includes bank deposit books, 1914–57; files on budget allocations, fellowships, and assistantships, 1963–66; memoranda concerning SUNY records management, 1967–70; meeting minutes, 1967–71; office newsletter, 1972–86; planning documents, 1979–83; correspondence; and reports. Formerly the Office of Business Affairs.

Financial Management and Budget, Office of

Records, 1938-1990

Quantity: 4.25 cubic ft. (about 4.25 boxes)

Includes annual preliminary and final budget requests of the University at Albany and its predecessor institutions. Formerly the Office of the Budget.

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 volumes), 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.

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.

French Studies, Department of

Records, 1980-1989

Quantity: 0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Consists of 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.

General Studies, College of

Records, 1900-1977

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes general office files, 193674; material from the Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults, 196668; material from the Cooperative Extension Association, 196872; reports and memoranda, 196976; bulletins, 197177; correspondence, 197576.

Geological Sciences, Department of

Records, 1969-1979

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Includes reports, 196977; proposal for a doctoral program in geology, 1970; and memoranda, 197879.

German Language and Literature, Department of

Records, 1970-1985

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Consists of German MA and PhD. Reading lists and Faculty Activity Reports for the Academic Department

Quantity: 5.01 cubic ft. (about 5.01 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: 10.33 cubic ft. (about 10.33 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.

Hispanic and Italian Studies, Department of

Records, 1975-1985

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Correspondence and Dean's files for the academic department

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: 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: 7 cubic ft. (about 7 boxes)

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

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.

Initiatives for Women

Records, 1992-2003

Quantity: 6.33 cubic ft. (about 6.33 boxes)

Includes promotional materials and events records, meeting minutes and correspondence, award files and additional administrative records.

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Contains studies and reports on the State University of New York at Albany based on research conducted by the Office of Institutional Research between 1970 and 1984.

Internal Audit Office

Records, 1970-1973

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Consists of labor relations records, management analytics reports, a linear acceleration file and a report on the Bursar's operations

Quantity: 20 cubic ft. (about 20 boxes)

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).

Judaic Studies, Department of

Records, 1970-1982

Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

The collection includes a proposal for a major in Judaic Studies, department course offerings and descriptions, department annual reports, the Final Report on Hebrew 101A-101B Materials, and a study guide to teaching Hebrew.

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: 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: null null

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

Mathematics, Department of

Records, 1963-1978

Quantity: 4.5 cubic ft. (about 4.5 boxes)

Includes correspondence and memoranda, 1951, 196379; material from the curriculum committee, 196667; minutes, 196673; lists of curriculum changes, 196774; annual reports, 196978; copies of exams, 196978; student assessments of courses and teachers, 196975; colloquia announcements, 196977; files on faculty members, including correspondence, publications, resumes, and papers, 197476; and syllabi, 197578.

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: 0.66 cubic ft. (about 0.66 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: 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: 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: 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: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

"The records of the Office of Parent Relations consist primarily of program descriptions and proposals, photographs, newsletters, meeting programs, list of members and meeting attendees of the Parents Association of the University at Albany, SUNY. Also included is one folder of correspondence with parents concerning the Office's responsibility to act as liaison between the University and the parents of undergraduates. The newsletters are an excellent source of information about Parents Program (the predecessor to the Office of Parent Relations), and about the goal and programs of the Parents Association.

Performing Arts Center

Records, 1960-1989

Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (about 3 boxes)

Includes budgets and publications.

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

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.

Philosophy, Department of

Records, 1975-1987

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Includes bulletins, 197584; course descriptions, 198687; and 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

Planning Office

Records, 1969-1978

Quantity: 3 cubic ft. (about 3 boxes)

Includes management and planning documents, 196978; data on admissions and enrollment, 197278; correspondence and memoranda, 197778; and proposals, 197778.

Political Science, Department of

Records, 1974-1976

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes course descriptions, correspondence, 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: 427 cubic ft. (about 427 boxes)

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: 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.

Public Safety, Office of

Records, 1966-1977

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes a statement of policies and procedures, 1966; and logs of incidents, 196877.

Quantity: 20 cubic ft. (about 20 boxes)

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

Purchasing and Administrative Services

Records, 1966-1977

Quantity: null null

Inventory of purchases.

Quantity: 57.33 cubic ft. (about 57.33 boxes)

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

Research, Office of

Records, 1967-1986

Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

Includes office files, 196781; and publications, 198286.

Residential Life, Office of

Records, 1965-1987

Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

Includes memoranda and correspondence, 1960, 196876; reports; and annual reports, 196569; newsletters, 1968, 197576; and policy statements, 196885.

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).

Rockefeller College Public Service Training Program

Records, 1984-1997

Quantity: 8.66 cubic ft. (about 8.66 boxes)

Includes Program course descriptions and catalogs, 198492; and workshop catalogs, 199497. The Program is administered by the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy on behalf of higher education institutions in New York under contract with the New York State Governor's Office of Employee Relations, and the New York State Public Employees' Federation, AFLCIO.

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: 18.66 cubic ft. (about 18.66 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: 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: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 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: null null

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: 20.4 cubic ft. (about 20.4 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: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

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

Speech Pathology and Audiology, Department of

Records, 1977-1979

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Includes budgets, memoranda, and the plan for closing the department.

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.

Student Accounts, Office of

Records, 1966-1986

Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

Includes organizational charts, 196668; handbooks, 1967, 1976, 1982; memoranda; and correspondence. The Division of Student Affairs plans, implements, and manages many student services and educational programs that enhance the academic program of the University. In addition to those functions operating from the Office of the Vice President, there are eight major program areas: Financial Aid; Residential Life; Career Development, University Health Center; University Counseling Center; Student Life; University Police; and Athletics and Recreation.

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: 17470.51 MB

The University at Albany, SUNY student newspapers (

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.

Student Success, Division for

Records, 1966-1986

Quantity: 0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

Notices of events.

Quantity: 0.50 cubic ft. (about 0.50 boxes)

Collection is made up of the publication The Student Voice.

Task Force for Long Range Planning

Records, 1972-1974

Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

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

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: 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: 3.33 cubic ft. (about 3.33 boxes)

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

University Bookstore

Records, 1964-1972

Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

Board minutes, 196870; accounts, 196466; and memorabilia, 196672.

University College

Records, 1964-1986

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: 10.03 cubic ft. (about 10.03 boxes)

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: 1.3 cubic ft. (about 1.3 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: 37.5 cubic ft. (about 37.5 boxes)

Consisting 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, 192957; book circulation records, 192960; correspondence, reports and minutes of bibliographers' meetings, 196679; and bound volumes of the University Libraries newsletter, 197276; announcements, schedules of events, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and brochures relating to Community University Day, 197283; memoranda and pamphlets about access policy, 197983; and annual reports, 197987.

University Relations, Office of

Records, 1960-1984

Quantity: 17 cubic ft. (about 17 boxes)

Includes clippings of news about SUNYA in the area press, 196080; logs, 197177; news releases; budget notes; publications; and negative film strips, with index. Consists mainly of the records of its predecessor, the Community Relations Office, 196080.

Quantity: 21 cubic ft. (about 21 boxes)

Includes agenda, minutes, correspondence, and legislative bills of the University Senate, 1969-1985, and its predecessor bodies: Faculty Council, 1915-1937, 1944-1966; FacultyAdministration Council, 1944-1952; Academic Council, 1952-1963; Faculty Senate, 1966-1969, and of the councils and committees of those bodies. The University Senate serves as the "principal policyforming body of the University."

Quantity: 1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

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

Quantity: 2.66 cubic ft. (about 2.66 boxes)

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

Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, Office of the

Records, 1976-1996

Quantity: 30 cubic ft. (about 30 boxes)

Includes subject administrative files relating to other university departments, 198087; records of research centers and institutes, 198089; council and committee files, 198190; faculty files, 198590; UUP records, 198588; departmental files, 198090; correspondence, 199396; and Office for Research records, 199295. The position was created in 1966 and eliminated when the divisions of Research and Graduates Studies were divided in the 1990s.

Vice President for University Affairs, Office of

Records, 1969-1978

Quantity: 9 cubic ft. (about 9 boxes)

Includes memoranda, 197174; correspondence, 197177; committee minutes and materials, 196977; miscellaneous community service materials, 197477; printing requests, 196977; negotiation materials, 197177, administrative forms and brocures, 196977; and planning documents.

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: 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: 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

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: 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.