New Collection: Lantern Slides of the College of Ceramics
February 9th - March 8th, 2024
Professors used these lantern slides during lectures at the NY State College of Ceramics between 1880 and 1940. The subjects of the slides include ceramic artwork, kiln designs, material science, art history, campus buildings, and daily student life in Alfred.
This collection includes a Civil War soldier's company orders, personal reminiscences about the war, an 1899 enumeration of the village of Weedsport (part of the town of Brutus), and the enrollment records for women in 1918.