The Alden Room holds special treasures of Milne Library including the archives, special book collections, and an extensive lantern slide collection. Materials are available by appointment for browsing, research, classes, and tours. Please email Heather Stalter or Sophia Dunne for more information.
Many materials in the Archives and Special Collections are rare, fragile, or irreplaceable. To ensure their protection and good condition for future generations, all visitors to the Alden Room are asked to follow these guidelines.
The Archives document the history of the College and student life going back to the College's foundation as the Oneonta Normal School in 1889. These materials include:
Special Book Collections include: