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Empire Forester Yearbooks

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Moon Library

Dates of Original: 1915 -

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY was originally founded as The New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University (S.U.) in 1911. When the State University of New York (SUNY) public college system was established in 1948 - The New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University (S.U.) became a member of the SUNY system and changed its’ name to The State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University. In 1972 - the name changed again and became The State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF... Read more

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Carl Schmidt Collection of Two-Dimensional Drawings

SUNY Geneseo

Dates of Original: c. 1940 - 1950

Carl F. Schmidt (1894-1988) was a local architect who had a keen interest in historic preservation and conservation. He wrote many books on historical architecture, which focus primarily on homes in the Genesee Valley area.

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Joseph Jacques Ramee Architectural Plans for Union College

Union College

Dates of Original: c. 1810 - 1820

Joseph Jacques Ramée was a well-known architect and an itinerant designer in Europe, whose work could be seen in Belgium, Germany, and Denmark. The style which developed in his designs was a product of his nomadism: to the Neoclassicism of his training in France, he eclectically adopted elements from the architectural pallet of whatever locale he was working in. His tendency was to work with basic shapes and spare forms, suitable to versatile settings. In January 1813, Nott came into contact with Joseph Ramée, as the architect traveled south through New York State on his way to... Read more

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John Burroughs Postcard Collection

Hudson River Valley Institute

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was a noted writer and environmentalist from the Hudson Valley. He wrote celebrated essays, particularly on birds, flowers, and rural scenes, but also on topics such as philosophy and literature. He spent the majority of his adult life on his homestead in West Park, NY.

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