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ItemAllen, Jonathan: Allen of Alfred: Some of his words to students(Davis-Greene Corporation, Milton, WI, 1932) Allen, JonathanIncludes a biographical chapter by E. H. Lewis on Jonathan Allen (student, professor and president at Alfred University) as well as excerpts of his many writings and speeches. 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. ItemBurdick Genealogy, Etc.(1974-06-01) Burdick, Edith MarieFrom the author's preface: "In the 'Descendents of Robert Burdick of Rhode Island,' a volume of 1400 pages authored by Nellie Willard Johnson, published in 1937, our direct descent is traced from the first known Burdick in America down through the 9th generation. 6th generation Silas Burdick was the present writer's great grandfather. His known living descendents now number one hundred and eighty-seven, only nine of whom bear the name of Burdick. In the following pages, after a brief glance at the family tree as it grew on American soil for two hundred years, its later branches are delineated and the genealogical story is continued down into the 12th generation. 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. ItemA chapter of family history in relation to Alfred and Alfred University(1935-11-09) Maxson, Charles HartshornThis document depicts the Maxson family history in relation to Alfred and Alfred University. ItemDescendents of Alexander Baker, the Boston ropemaker, 1606-1685(1986) Baker, Merl F.Exact publication date unknown. ItemDiary of Edmond Frechette, January - December 1878(1878) Frechette, EdmondDiary chronicling Edmond Frechette's thoughts and experiences from January to December 1878.