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153 page manuscript entitled "Incidents in the Life of James R. Boyd," written by a 1822 graduate of Union College. The memoir includes reminiscences of being a student at Union and impressions of Eliphalet Nott. A trip to Scotland is documented in detail. The 1832 cholera epidemic is mentioned on page 94. Boyd also talks about life in Albany and his work as a minister.
Manuscript account by James R. Truax of a discussion he had with Robert G. Ingersoll on religion in the early 1880s. Also includes an explanatory typescript and some notes, probably from Walter J. Reagles.
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.
The Jeanne Robert Foster papers measure 15 cubic feet and date from 1854-2003, with the bulk of materials from 1930-1970. Materials in the collection include biographical information, correspondence, unpublished writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
Diary of Jennie Livingston, a student in the former Schenectady Female Academy founded by Urania Nott, beginning when she was a student and ending with the election of Abraham Lincoln.
Eight letters pertaining to his writing and other business matters.
Physical Laboratory experiment results and notes from other courses taken by John E.Cunningham (Class of 1927).
The John E. Winkler papers consist of his slides, photographs, and notes on his hikes and climbs in the Adirondacks.
Sheet of 70 Audubon stamps, mounted on cardboard with signature of postmaster general
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.
Student notes from Chemistry Department classes.
Incomplete manuscript of John Patterson Lundy's writings on life in the Adirondacks and religion. Includes a transcript and commentary by Edith Pilcher.
Handwritten journal describing events in New York City and a trip to Niagara Falls.
Scrapbook and diary kept by John R. Bauchille (Class of 1923).
The John S. Apperson papers contain 44 cu ft of correspondence, maps, charts, litigation, pamphlets and published materials, photographs, photographic negatives, slides, lantern slides, and audio recordings within 48 boxes and one Map Drawer. Digital surrogates of selected items have been created.
Contains records from administration of President John Morris. One folder contains records regarding Exchange Students during the years of 1979-1989. Other accession contains messages of congratulations from various institutions on his inauguration as Union College president.
Letters sent and received by Jonas Holland and one ledger titled "account of stoves &c at Philadelphia owned by H. Nott & Co. & sold out by Jonas Holland thro his son Alex. Holland."
The Jonathan Pearson Papers consist primarily of his correspondence while serving in various roles at Union College (primarily treasurer). Other material includes scrapbooks and research relating to Schenectady Academy and Union College history. A set of 16 diaries contain hand-written accounts of Pearson’s travels in New England and through parts of the United States, and documents his time as a member of the College administration.
The oration "The American Revolutionist" given by Joseph N. Wightman (Class of 1843) at the annual exhibition of the Clinton Liberal Institute and two letters received by Wightman.
Ephemera, lecture notes, and essays of Josiah Gale Beckwith (Class of 1827) and Josiah Gale Beckwith, Jr. (Class of 1896).
The papers of Kay Flickinger Dockstader measure 4.11 cubic feet with the bulk of materials dating from 1910-1995. The collection consists of photographs, journal entries, trail notes, Otyokwa Club yearbooks, maps, and ephemera from her travels, predominantly in the Adirondacks.
Commonplace book used by L. Crosby Turner (Class of 1829) during and after his time at Union College.
Ephemera and publications created by the Lake Placid Club.
Correspondence, maps, and legal documents relating to real estate in the Albany area. Mostly the papers of John Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829).