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Chabad at Union College

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-08-007-004
Dates: 2019

Charles Proteus Steinmetz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0142
Content Description The collection consists primarily of writings by Charles Proteus Steinmetz for General Electric and for publication, as well as research notes and ledgers. Topics include research in thermodynamics and steam turbines, fraternities, and national issues such as Socialism. The collection also includes several books owned by his father Karl, as well as a photograph and some assorted ephemera. Charles Proteus Steinmetz was born in 1865, and he was a mathemetician and electrical engineer. Forced...
Dates: 1852 - 1923

Ernst F. W. Alexanderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0001
Content Description The Ernst F. W. Alexanderson Papers document his pioneering electrical engineering work in radio and television at the General Electric Company. Files include reports, correspondence, notes, patent information, photographs, publications, and ephemera.
Dates: 1899 - 1978

Glee Club records

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG08-006-020
Content Description The Union College Glee Club was one organization of the College Musical Association, which also contained the Banjo Club and the Mandolin Club. Records of the Glee Club of Union College. Recordings comprised of Master copies and published versions of the 1995 digital remaster of the Union College Glee Club's concerts of February 18 and May 16, 1973 and December 4, 1974. Photograph of Glee Club dated 1920.
Dates: 1920 - 1995

Harrison L. Wirt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0413
Overview The Harrison L. Wirt papers date from 1898-1960, and measure .61 cubic feet. Found within the papers are patents, writings, correspondence, and other materials associated with Wirt's career as a gas turbine engineer at General Electric.
Dates: 1898 - 1960

Irving Kaufman Wildflower collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1172
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three bound artifacts which contain pressed wildflowers and plants of the Colorado and Rocky Mountain areas. One is dated 1896, gathered by Dr. H.G. Pershing, in Denver, Colorado, another is titled "Wildflowers of the Rockies," and the third it titled "Flora Alpina" with George T. Stevens named as the collector. Dates are approximate.
Dates: 1896 - 1920

Isaac W. Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-1121
Overview The Isaac W. Jackson Collection measures .89 cubic feet and span the years 1832-1878. The collection consists of diaries, notebooks, an account ledger, genealogical information, writings, newspaper clipping, and printed materials detailing the life and career of Issac W. Jackson at Union College.
Dates: 1832 - 1878

Jeanne Robert Foster collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0047
Overview The Jeanne Robert Foster Collection measures .95 cubic feet and was created during the years 1896-2004, with the bulk of materials falling between 1921-1970. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, poetry, photographs, and other records.
Dates: 1896 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1970

John James Audubon Stamp Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1176
Scope and Contents Sheet of 70 Audubon stamps, mounted on cardboard with signature of postmaster general
Dates: 1940

John L. Bourquin IV papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  SCA-1169
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of John L. Bourquin IV, alum of the Union College Class of 1945. Bourquin was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and studied in the Department of Engineering. His papers consist of photographs, ephemera, and records of his life as a student and alum of Union College. Additional accession added which is comprised of a porcelain ashtry and cup, both depicting the Union College seal and motto, with a golden edging.
Dates: 1942 - 1995

John Morris papers

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1171
Dates: 2019-07-27

John Savage papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1175
Scope and Contents Papers from UC Class of 1799 John Savage, which the website of the Bibliographl Directory of the United States Congress tells us "...a Representative from New York; born in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., February 22, 1779; attended the common schools; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1799; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1800 and commenced practice in Salem, N.Y.; district attorney for the fourth New York district 1806-1811 and 1812 and 1813; member of the State...
Dates: 1836

Martha Bradstreet Legal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0687
Dates: 1795 - 1861

Mechanical Engineering Department Records

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG03-038
Dates: 1943 - 2019

Philip J. Schuyler family letters

 Collection — Drawer: 52, Frame: 1
Identifier: SCA-1168
Dates: 1708 - 1800

ReUnion Photographs

 Collection — Drawer: 1
Identifier: SCA-1173
Scope and Contents These are photographs of Union College alumni class reunions taken by year of graduation of each class from 1955 through 1978. Black and white photographs found in collections, gift of Robert Trumbull. Date of gift is unknown but possibly in the 1980s.
Dates: 1955 - 1978

Schenectady Union-Star Records

 Collection
Identifier:  SCA-1178
Dates: 1955-04-22

Sheldon Jackson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA- 0067
Content Description Sheldon Jackson was a Presbyterian minister and missionary as well as a political leader, and he was involved in establishing government agencies and Presbyterian community throughout the territory that became Alaska and the Western portions of the United States. The Sheldon Jackson Collection provides evidence of his work in Alaska and Colorado, including the establishment of the First Presbyterian Church of Sitka and the Museum of Alaskan Natural History and Ethnology. In addition,...
Dates: 1862 - 1928

Sigma Chi records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1179
Scope and Contents Records of the Sigma Chi fraternity. At present, collection consists of one issue of the Union Sig publication from 1928.
Dates: 1928

Taormina Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  SCA-1177
Scope and Contents Two boxes containing scrapbook materials, disassembled for conservation purposes, with ephemera such as corsages, newspaper clippings, commencement pamphlets, and brochures from sports events. Scrapbooks were assembled by Marget Carey Taormina, Union College employee and wife of Frank Taourmina, UC Class of 1950.
Dates: 1949 - 1959

Twitty and Constance Glasgow Styles papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-1080
Scope and Contents The papers within this collection consist chiefly of the correspondence and professional activity related to Twitty J. Styles career at Union College. A majority of the correspondence relates to Twitty’s work on various Union and non–Union related committees, letters from students and colleagues, as well as his role as a founding member of the Union College organization UNITAS. In addition to correspondence, materials include copies of Twitty’s publications, research interests, and course...
Dates: 1948 - 2017

Union Women Oral History Project Interviews

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-0678
Content Description Transcripts and audio recordings of interviews with female Union College alumni conducted by students in History 16: Women in Modern America taught by Professor Andrea R. Foroughi in Spring of 2000. The interviews date from 2000-2002, and students interviewed women who attended Union College in the earlier years of coeducation. 
Dates: 2000 - 2002

Ward Wright Briggs papers

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-1174
Scope and Contents Collection containing photographs of Ward Wright Briggs, M.D., UC Class of 1932. Photographs show Briggs at his graduation, as well as with his fraternity Kappa Alpha Order. Included is a article cut from a newspaper about the Class of 1912 winning the college alumni prizes. Collection donated by Ward Briggs, Jr.
Dates: 1928 - 1932

Warren O. Kamm papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1167
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a donated gift of the late Warren O. Kamm from the Union College Class of 1945, as per his estate. It includes some personal memorabilia from Union College student days, alumni materials and reunions. The collection also contains State of the Union reports published by Union College, as well as materials related to war and wartime training, athletic events,as well as publications such as the Signet and Beta Rays, which were publications of the Beta Chapter of Phi Sigma...
Dates: 1942 - 1965

William A. Waldron personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0237
Content Description The William A. Waldron personal papers include records of his work for the New York State Assembly and Constitutional Convention, the War Labor Board, class notes taken while a student at Union College, state and federal government publications, materials prepared for a Union College class reunion and correspondence. A small amount of material from his father, Charles N. Waldron, is also included and contains photographs, printed materials and news clippings.
Dates: 1902 - 2004

William James Stillman collection

 Collection — Box: 21
Identifier: SCA-0144
Content Description The collection is comprised of a wide range of materials reflecting Stillman’s long and prolific career in journalism, as well as his intimate ties to literary, artistic and political circles of the nineteenth century. In addition to close to six hundred letters and documents between Stillman and family, friends, colleagues and associates, there are several unpublished manuscripts by Stillman: essays, articles, stories and poetry.Several large photograph albums contain Stillman’s...
Dates: 1838 - 1978

William Stanley Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0319
Overview The collection consists of 12.24 cubic feet and dates from 1848 to 1970. It includes the personal papers of William Stanley Jr., a pioneer of alternating current, demonstrating his laboratory work with power transformers and business ventures. Also included are general materials on the history of General Electric, Pittsfield Works.
Dates: 1848 - 1970

Women's Studies 10/Anthropology 12: Gender and Society Oral History Interviews

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  RG03-029-002
Content Description This collection contains recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by students in the class titled Gender and Society taught by Professor Sharon Gmelch. The interviews were conducted in 1995, and interviewees consist of faculty members, wives of faculty members, staff and students in the Union College community regarding experiences before, during and after coeducation was adopted at Union College. Scope and Contents This...
Dates: 1995

WRUC collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG08-006-015
Dates: 1920 - 2005