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MATH 301: Introduction to the History of Mathematics

Welcome to the Alden Room!

Milne Library's Alden Room is the home of many treasures that document the history of the College and student life beginning with the College's foundation as the Oneonta Normal School in 1889.  Yearbooks, newspapers, and other student publications as well as photographs, scrapbooks, office and department documents, sorority pins and other memorabilia, and a biography file comprise the archives.  

In addition, there is an extensive lantern slide collection as well as numerous special book collections: New York State histories, Faculty Publications, Masters Theses, Early Textbooks, O'Mara Native American Collection, New York State Verse, Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kaufmann Collection, Popular Fiction, Private Press Publications, and Special Collections Miscellanies.

More information about the Alden Room can be found here, at the Special Collections Guide.  Also check out the videos below to learn more!

Recording of Feb 22 Class Session

Brief History of the College & Library

Introduction to the Alden Room Video