Schaffer Library Postcard Collection

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Schaffer Library Postcard Collection
Nott Memorial & Chapel at Union College - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
c. 1900 - 2000

Historical Context

Union College, located in Schenectady, New York, is a private liberal arts college. It was founded in 1795 and was originally an all-men’s college. In 1970, Union College became co-educational. The college offers a variety of undergraduate programs for its students and offers a substantial amount of extracurricular activities as well, including sports, clubs, fraternities and sororities for students to join.

Scope of Collection

This collection includes postcards of the campus, its vicinity, artifacts, individuals, events, activities, and sites and scenes associated with the College, Schenectady, and surrounding areas.