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ItemBurt, Abram F.(1864) Burt, Abram F.At age 25, Abram F. Burt (1838-1908) was enrolled at Alfred University for three terms, beginning March 1864 through December 1865. His hometown in 1864 was Sugar Hill, NY and the following year it was Auburn, CA. While at the University, he was the recording secretary for the Orophilian men's lyceum. The University Archives owns two of his diaries which not only chronicle his time at the institution during 1864 and 1865, but they also comment on events connected with the Civil War. He went to California in 1855 in search of gold and returned in 1863 thinking he'd find gold in the hills of Steuben County. His two brothers lived in California and were successful merchants. Abram ended up settling in Savona, NY and married Mary Kenyon in 1866. Abram was a successful farmer, a salesman for the Savona Cheese Factory, a school trustee, and part owner of a local mill. He was a founding member of the Savona Grange and a well-respected member of the community. He and his family are buried in the Savona cemetery and their family home is still standing on East Lamoka Avenue. ItemBabbitt, Vernon Marion(1871) Alfred University. Archives.This collection of documents includes Vernon Babbitt's diary detailing his life in 1871 as he attended Alfred University, as well as his obituary and a compiled overview that gives some context to the diary and his life in 1871. ItemCoeducation(1873-10-15) Allen, AbigailThis speech was written and given by Abigail Allen at the Woman's Congress in New York City on October 15, 1873. It was re-printed in the January and February 1874 issues of "The Alfred Student" (a monthly publication by the students of Alfred University. The speech outlines Abigail Allen's arguments on coeducation and why women should be educated. ItemHull, Nathan Vars: Funeral Service and Memorial Address(American Sabbath Tract Society's Print (Alfred Centre, NY), 1887-09-07) Allen, JonathanBiography and memorial address by Jonathan Allen to mark the life of Rev. Nathan V. Hull. ItemLetter from Frederick E. Walrath to Charles F. Binns, May 3, 1904(1904-05-03) Walrath, Frederick E.Fred Walrath wrote Binns in regard to possible employment. He also asked for information on a fritt kiln. ItemLetter from Frederick E. Walrath, to Charles F. Binns, no date(1905) Walrath, Frederick E.Walrath wrote about where to send a paper. ItemLetter from Arthur E. Baggs, to Charles F. Binns, undated(1905) Baggs, Arthur E.Baggs said he would bring Marblehead pottery for Binns to choose from for the school collection. ItemLetter from Paul E. Cox to Charles F. Binns, January 16, 1905(1905-01-16) Cox, Paul ErnestCox tells about work and the possibility of writing a paper about the clay process from clay to box car. ItemLetter from Paul E. Cox to Charles F. Binns, January 20, 1905(1905-01-20) Cox, Paul ErnestCox wrote to Binns about his thesis subject matter. ItemLetter from Paul E. Cox to Charles F. Binns, February 13, 1905(1905-02-13) Cox, Paul ErnestCox thanked Binns for sending him recipes he requested. He wrote about ceramic calculations in work on his thesis. ItemLetter from Frederick E. Walrath, to Charles F. Binns, February 16, 1905(1905-02-16) Walrath, Frederick E.After winning a bronze medal at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Walrath wrote Binns to ask if he knew which piece or group of pieces won the medal.