Alfred Village and Town History

 

Since the University and its history are closely connected to the village and town of Alfred, it’s important to include related material from the archive collection. Additional information and material can be found in the University Archives collection.

Recent Submissions

  • Unknown author (2019)
  • Sheldon, Carole; Perry, Sophia; Clarke, David; Bassett, Eloise; Zude, Mary; Crandall, William; Hargraves, Jack; Langworthy, Doris; Wilcox, Enid; Scholes, James; Chisholm, June; Watson, Huber; Vars, Frances; Saunders, Virginia (1936-09)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1936.
  • Perry, Sophia; Chisholm, June; Austin, Lucille; Luce, Sandy; Pierce, Lillian; Scholes, James; Evans, William; Bassett, Eloise; Pieters, Annie; Langworthy, Martha; Vars, Mig; Carnes, Velma; Kamakaris, George; Perry, Steve; Zude, Mary (1936-04)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1936.
  • Ehret, Ogareta L.; Vincent, Beth; Perry, Mary; Sheldon, Carole; Evans, Ruth; Potter, George; Scholes, Addison; Karis, George; Saunders, Dorothy; McGraw, H. F. (1936)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1936.
  • Unknown author (1935)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1935.
  • Clawson, Cortez R. (1924-08)
    A brief history of Alfred, N.Y. during World War I.
  • Potter, George; Evans, Ruth; Scholes, James; Sheldon, Carole; Wingate, Peggy; Hargraves, Jack; Davis, John; Richmond, Bert; Vars, Frances; Sheheen, P. A.; Ehret, Gretta; Vincent, Beth; Lewis, Jean; Perry, Mary (1935-12)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1935.
  • Potter, George; Evans, Ruth; Scholes, James; Sheldon, Carole; Wingate, Peggy; Hargraves, Jack; Davis, John; Richmond, Bert; Vars, Frances; Sheheen, P. A.; Ehret, Gretta; Vincent, Beth; Lewis, Jean; Perry, Mary (1935-11)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1935.
  • Evans, Ruth; Sheldon, Carole; Potter, George; Davis, John; Richmond, Bert; Vars, Frances; Hargraves, Jack; Wingate, Peggy; Ehret, Gretta; Vincent, Beth; Lewis, Jean; Perry, Mary (1935-10)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1935.
  • Evans, Ruth; Scholls, James; Henshaw, Chester; Sheldon, Carole; Potter, George; Davis, John; Richmond, Bert; Vars, Frances; Hargraves, Jack; Wingate, Peggy; Clarke, Kenyon; Scholes, Addison; Robinson, Virginia; Ehret, Gretta; Vincent, Beth; Lewis, Jean; Perry, Mary (1935-09)
    An Alfred High School (Alfred, N.Y.) newsletter highlighting news, updates, and student thoughts and opinions in the year of 1935.
  • Allen, Russell L. (1981-05)
    This short history has been written in the church's sesquicentennial year (1981) to give members and friends of the church further knowledge of the rich heritage which belongs to all Seventh Day Baptists.
  • Place, R. Artamesia (1904)
    Anecdotes of Alfred were collected by R. Arta Place in 1904 for an Athenaean program. The document captures a piece of Alfred's history by sharing stories of some of its residents.
  • Tunick, Susan; Scofield, Sandra; Palmiter, Terry (The Friends of Terra Cotta Press, 1993)
  • Huey, LInda (2018)
    Covers the history of the farms and their owners on Randolph Road in the town of Alfred, NY.
  • Brown, June E.; Bouck, Warren L. (Alfred Historical Society (Alfred, NY), 1976-10)
    In September of 1975, the executive committee of the Alfred Historical Society met to plan the program for the coming year. As a Bicentennial project, it was decided that the society would sponsor the making of two quilts, ...
  • Rhodes, Agnes Green (Alfred Historical Society (Alfred, NY), 1969-03-05)
    This paper explores the history of food and food preparation in Allegany County.
  • Plumb, Beatrice (Alfred Historical Society (Alfred, NY), 1968-12-04)
    This paper explores the history of the bells in the Davis Memorial Carillon at Alfred University.
  • Cottrell, Helen (Alfred Historical Society (Alfred, NY), 1946-12-07)
    This paper discusses the important discovery made by Dr. Lloyd R. Watson, recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, who announced a technique for the positive control of mating in honeybees. Thus, he opened the door to scientific ...
  • Bouck, Warren L. (Alfred Historical Society (Alfred, NY), 1972-06)
    This paper summarizes the history of the Alfred Club and Hotel Association in Alfred.

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