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Psi Upsilon, Theta Chapter Records

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG08-003-010
Dates: 19th-20th centuries

Ralph A. Alpher Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0717
Content Description

Publications, correspondence, teaching materials, and other papers of Union College Physics Professor Ralph A. Alpher.

Dates: 1945 - 2000

Ramee Documents collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-1159
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of documents made by architect Jacques Ramee between 1812 and 1814. President Eliphalet Nott hired Ramee as to design the campus of Union College 1812 and 1814, and much of the design remains intact today. Many of the folders in this collection contain reproductions of these documents created during research by Paul Turner for his publications on the creation of the campus.

Dates: 1812 - 1848

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

Revolutionary Committee of Safety Minute Book

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: SCA-0286
Content Description

Minutes of the Revolutionary Committee of Safety in Schenectady during the American Revolutionary War.

Dates: 1775 - 1779

Richard Osburn, Jr. Correspondence

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 2
Identifier: SCA-1063
Content Description

Correspondence of Richard Osburn, Jr. (Class of 1846) documenting his time at Union College and initial post-graduate years.

Dates: 1841 - 1851

Rita Weiman Typescript "Never See Her Again"

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 10
Identifier: SCA-0164
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a fictional story by Rita Weiman to be published in Good Housekeeping. This manuscript was presented to Mrs. Sadie Stein representing, The Schenectady Chapter of Hadassah, by the Schenectady War Finance Committee as first prize for selling the most War Bonds. It was presented on November 10th, 1943 at Union College's Memorial Chapel.

Dates: Undated

Robert Baker papers

Identifier: SCA-1183
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the professional papers and publications of Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics, Robert Baker. The materials cover his academic career in Bioethics and contain various course materials, writings as well as underground newspapers covering his involvement in the protest movement during the Vietnam War. Publications include monographs, reports and articles that Baker authored, edited or contributed to.

Dates: 1959 - 2020

Robert Emmet Kennedy Music Manuscript

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: SCA-0070
Content Description

Sheet music of African-American spirituals from Louisiana.

Dates: 1920

Robert F. Flacke papers on the XIII Olympic Winter Games

Identifier: ARL-018
Content Description

The papers include correspondence, planning records, legislative and agency reports, photographs, postcards, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings related to the approval process, planning and environmental impacts of the Olympics.

Dates: 1974 - 1980

Robert N. Michaelson Postcard Collection

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 19
Identifier: SCA-1110
Content Description

Postcards of the Union College campus and its vicinity, including postcards of student activities, individuals, and off-campus sites associated with prominent College alumni collected by Robert N. Michaelson (Class of 1972).

Dates: 1900 - 1980

Russell A. Orr Photographs

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 8, Folder: 2
Identifier: SCA-0612
Content Description

Photographs of the Union College campus taken by student Russell A. Orr (Class of 1915).

Dates: 1911 - 1915

Ruth Anne Evans papers

Identifier: SCA-0693
Content Description

The Ruth Anne Evans papers primarily document her tenure as a librarian at Union College. Files include correspondence, reports, minutes, committee records, research, ephemera, and deatils about the Audubon theft in 1972. Additional materials relate to her personal life, including her upbringing in Schenectady and education at Smith College.

Dates: 1854 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1996

S. Bruce Franklin Photographs

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: SCA-0394
Content Description

Photocopies of photographs of Union College scenes found by S. Bruce Franklin (Class of 1952) in the attic of the Civil Engineering Building in 1951. The originals were filed in the Picture File.

Dates: Approximately 1940s

Samuel Blatchford Sermons

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 6
Identifier: SCA-0615
Content Description

Notebook of three sermons with some annotations.

Dates: 1785 - 1901

Samuel Van Vechten Notebook

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 11, Folder: 3
Identifier: SCA-1054
Content Description

Notebook used by Union College student Samuel Van Vechten (Class of 1818) for student work and as a diary. Brief biographical sketch by his granddaughter inserted in front.

Dates: 1817

Schaefer Family photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ARL-061
Content Description

Photographs of the Adirondacks and Schaefer Family activities.

Dates: 1976 - 1984

Schenectady Bureau of Municipal Research Records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  SCA-0138
Dates: 1918 - 1968

Schenectady Philharmonic Orchestra Society Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0618
Content Description

Financial and membership records from Dixon Ryan Fox's tenure as President of the Schenectady Philharmonic Orchestra Society.

Dates: 1942 - 1943

Schenectady Tavern Account Book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: SCA-1002
Content Description

Account book labeled as being from a Schenectady tavern.

Dates: 1762 - 1796

Schenectady Union-Star Records

 Collection — Drawer: 44, Folder: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1178
Dates: 1955-04-22

Schenectady Wintersports Club records

Identifier: ARL-008
Content Description The collection consists of the records of the Schenectady Wintersports Club and documents skiing and other outdoor activities in New York's Capital District and Vermont. Administrative records consist of meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, agreements, constitutions, bylaws and lists of officers. General records include newsletters, printed materials, historical files, information on ski lodge construction, photographs and miscellaneous materials from the years 1929 to...
Dates: 1929 - 2002

Schuyler Strong Ephemera

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: SCA-0324
Content Description

Notes, certificates, and notices relating to Schuyler Strong's career as a lawyer, as well as several items relating to Union College.

Dates: 1819 - 1839

Sheldon Jackson collection

 File — 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

Sherret S. Chase papers

Identifier: ARL-046
Content Description The Sherret S. Chase Papers consist primarily of organizational records from the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks (AfPA), Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD), Friends of the Catskill Interpretive Center (FCIC), the Olive Natural Heritage Society, and other Adirondacks and Catskills related groups.Olive Natural Heritage Society records include meeting minutes, bylaws, correspondence, an inventory of plant life on Tan Eyck Mountain, and...
Dates: 1967 - 2015

Sidney Joseph Perelman "New Yorker" Typescripts

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 13
Identifier: SCA-0118
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of six humorous essays for the New Yorker.

Dates: 1942-01-16 - 1943-09-02

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

Sketches of Federal Buildings Designed by William Appleton Potter

 Collection — Container: Combined Oversize Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: SCA-0121
Content Description

Buildings are mostly custom houses, post offices, and courthouses in the Eastern United States. Sketches are photographic copies, probably intended for publication.

Dates: 1875

Social Distancing and COVID-19 collection

Identifier: SCA-1182
Scope and Contents

This collection was created in response to the global pandemic known as COVID-19, or Novel Coronovirus, beginning in March, 2020. The Department of Special Collections at Schaffer Library have started this collection as an ongoing effort to collect responses of the Union College community, as well as those local to it, who have been affected by the pandemic in one way or another.

Dates: 2020-03 - 2021

Society of the Descendants of Norman Fox records

Identifier: SCA-1138
Content Description The Society of the Descendants of Norman Fox records contains historical records collected by the Society, as well as the Society's own records. Historical records include the papers of the descendants of Norman Fox (1792-1863) and genealogical information. Materials date from 1800 to 2007 but the bulk of it dates to the mid to late nineteenth century. Part of the collection sustained water damage and photocopies have been made for preservation purposes. Oversized materials include...
Dates: 1800 - 2007

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