It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
We are excited to offer both in-person and virtual research assistance as well as class visits. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please email Heather Stalter.
Welcome to the Archives and Special Collections
The Archives and Special Collections are special treasures of Milne Library and are available by appointment for browsing and research. Housed in the Alden Room, located on the third floor of the library, these collections are comprised of the Archives, Lantern Slide Collection, and Book Collections.
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:
Student publications such as newspapers, yearbooks, and notebooks
Faculty publications such as catalogs, brochures, and official documents
Memorabilia such as scrapbooks and freshman beanies
Special Book Collections include:
Educational Theory Collection
Early American Textbooks
O'Mara Native American Collection
New York State History Collection
New York State Verse
Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kaufmann Collection of nature writing