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Byrnes '34 Archives Finding Aids

The Byrnes '34 Archives collects, preserves, and makes accessible materials relating to the history of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. This guide provides insight into what the Archives holds in its collections.

Collection Name: Alumni Association

Room/Shelf-Row: 101C/B-4      Box Label: Alumni Association/Reunions (6 boxes)

 

Type of materials (papers/notebooks/photos/etc.): notebook, papers, programs, bank statements, deposit passbooks, photos, cassettes

Dates: 1880s – 2010s

Quantity (linear feet):  3 ft

Description (briefly describe what is included):

             Notes/minutes of annual meetings with attendance lists starting from the 1880s. Reunion programs are also included throughout the years. Bank records and statements are also included (1970s-1980s). Some biographical sketches can be found for notable alumni. A variety of letterheads from alumni can be found in the reunions box, from those who responded to the 50th anniversary of graduation event invitations.

Arrangement (alphabetical/chronological/etc.): Chronological

Contents per box (folder labels & number of folders per label):

  • Box 1: Minutes of annual meeting with attendance lists from 1880s
    • 1 notebook
  • Box 2: 1880s – 1930s
    • Notes, a copy of Association of the Alumni of ACP constitution and by-laws (1880s)
    • 2 folders:
      • Alumni Association – Contents of Notebook
        • Loose notes of minutes from alumni meetings (1885 – early 1900s)
        • 1 copy of the constitution and by-laws of the Association of the Alumni of Albany College of Pharmacy (1880s)
      • Alumni Association – Contents of Notebook (1916 – 1930s)
        • Loose sheets of minutes and notes from meetings
  • Box 3: annual meetings 1800s – list of attendees, etc. Reunion Programs
    • Reunion programs (1886 – 1999)
    • 4 folders
      • College & Alumni Assoc. break (1980s)
        • Official report of the break between the Association and ACP
      • 900 Alumni Association – by-laws and constitution
        • Copies of constitutions (1883 – 1908)
      • Alumni Matters
        • 1950s planning for reunion
      • Alumni Memories
        • Memoirs of a few students (1995 - present)
  • Box 4: Bank records / 1800s à Funds scholarships, restricted funds 1970s –
    • 3 folders
      • ACP alumni association: bank deposit records 1970s –
        • 47 passbooks
      • ACP Alumni financial records – time deposits, legacy & misc.
      • Alumni
        • Photo (unlabeled)
        • Bumper stickers
  • Box 5: misc.: 1930s state board % of all NY college passing licensure exams. List of chemicals for Rx labs
    • 3 cassettes
      • 9/21/94 – PPT-I Rheumatology Module, Patient Cases – RA, OA, Gout, SLE
      • 11/29/94 – PPT-II HTN – Cardiology
      • Memorial Service – Paul Jablon
    • 4 college brochures
      • 2006, 2007, 2008
    • 9 folders
      • 1930s pharm. College comparison of NYS board exams
        • Loose sheets of written data for student % failures in different colleges during the 1930s
        • 1 note to Dean Mansfield to discuss this data
      • 1934 – 1935 – orders for supplies: chemicals for Rx labs
        • Written and typed order forms and loose sheets
      • Alumni – biographical sketches
        • Alumni included:
          • Sarkis Kazarian, class of 1926
          • George Daniel Albee, class of 1897
          • Edward I Moses, class of 1937
          • William R Welhaf, class of 1955
          • Joseph A Christian, class of 1955
          • John Buchley Vening
          • Charles Henry Buruett, class of 1915
          • Maurice C Turner, class of 1937
          • Ford W Aylsworth, class of 1920
          • Roy Boles, class of 1920
          • Ernest R Jackson
          • John F Railgan, class of 1936
          • Frank G Emma, class of 1921
          • Class of 1932
          • Class of 1966
          • Albert Sica
          • James Smith
          • John F Calvert
          • Dorothy McGregor Fausel, class of 1962
        • Letter exchanges from 1898
      • Alumni – Class of 1925
        • More autobiographical sketches, some written in letter form to Dr. O’Brien from the graduates of 1925
      • Class of ‘57
        • 1 photo: Robert McGaugh and Gordon Dailey
        • 2 1957 reunion flyers
      • Class of ‘87
        • Photos from halloween 1986, Spagnetti Party, The Elbow Room (1987), and Lilly Trip
      • Class of ‘92
        • Photos from Greek Weekend and 4/5’s party
      • Class of ‘98
        • 1 photo from a trip to Parke-Davis
        • 1 photo from a trip to Lilly
      • Archive photos
        • Student ID photos:
          • Laura Amidon
          • Lori Allen
          • Mainak Amin
          • Stephen Andrews
          • Jill Audycki
        • Newspaper cutout: Mrs. Joseph Aliberti (Janet Bickel)
        • Portraits:
          • Don Amorosi
          • Pat Amenolore
          • Karen Atkins
          • Amann’s (1964)
          • Nicholas Antenucci
          • J Aliberti
          • Gary Anderson
  • Box 6: ACP Alumni Reunions (1937 – 1972 & 1983)
    • 34 folders
      • Alumni Reunion – 1937
        • Invitation letter to alumnus
      • ACP – 50th anniversary of Graduation from ACP, 1948, alumni
        • List of class of 1898 alumni and status as of 1948
        • Letter to Dr. F J O’Brien from:
          • Walton L Sanderson, Orrel T Larkin, JH Vincent, Joseph W Rickut, Harris C Whipples, Frances J Palmer
        •  2 signed certificates of honor (no recipient)
      • 1 memory book – Class of 1952
      • Diamond Jubilee – General Committee 1956 – Alumni Responses
        • Letter to Dr. O’Brien from:
          • WK Barton, Donald J Bellew, H. Gray Haskins, Bernard Goldberg, Bob Dyroff, Philip Rosen, Edward F Rigney, Julius F Sykowski, J C Lathrop, Harold E Ransley, Bill Donohue, Abraham Rapp, Frank P Sanzone, Nicholas J Covatta, Harold Kaye, Joseph Simmons, Nick S Dardano, Alex J. Fiore, Albert Meehan, Leon Herritt, Paul J Brodeur, Bernie Cohn, J Leighton Cromie, Andrew M Adams, E Francis Hanlon, Nicholas J Comanzo, Ezra E Guernsey, J J Del Negro, M S Paupst, Ray Klebes, Francis E Donovan, Herbert G Wright Jr, W P Millward, C G Zeitler, Samuel G Lezault, William H Wheelock, Morris Schwebel, Thomas B Critz, Michael M Perhach, Carl Bevilacqua, Henry R Bennett, F A Clark, Vincent Grifo, J Dayton Doyle
        • Letter to George G D’Annunzio from F J O’Brien
        • Letter to Nicholas S Gesoalde from Carter Davidson
        • List of alumni names, addresses, and phone numbers
      • Alumni Reunion – 1958
        • Letter to Leo W O’Brien from F J O’Brien
        • Chancellors Hall seating chart
      • Alumni Reunion – 1960
        • Letters to F J O’Brien:
          • Arthur J Merriman, Ellis W Eldridge, J R A Boyle
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
        • Newspaper clipping of the event (Honor 50-Year Grads in Year-End Activities (2 photos)
      • Alumni Reunion – 1961
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
      • Alumni Reunion – 1962
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
      • Alumni Reunion – 1963
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
      • Alumni Reunion – 1964
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
      • Alumni Reunion – 1965
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
      • Alumni Reunion – 1966
        • Receipt of expenditures at the Ten Eyck Hotel
      • Alumni Reunion – 1967
        • Empty
      • Alumni Reunion – 1968
        • Program of reunion
      • Alumni Reunion – 1969
        • Event invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1970
        • Invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1971
        • Invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1972
        • Invitation and program
        • RSVP confirmation letters
      • Alumni Reunion – 1973
        • Invitation
        • Speaker notes
        • Newspaper clipping – John P Lomenzo (secretary of state)
        • Newspaper clipping of Paul Constantine
      • Alumni Reunion – 1974
        • Invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1975
        • Invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1976
        • Invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1978
        • Invitation and program
      • Alumni Reunion – 1979
        • One note regarding a reservation
      • Alumni Reunion – 1980
        • 1 acceptance letter to the President’s Club luncheon
      • Alumni Reunion – 1981
        • 1 program copy of event
      • Alumni Reunion – 1982
        • 1 program copy of event
      • Alumni Reunion – 1983
        • 1 program copy of event
      • Alumni Reunion – 1984
        • 1 program copy of event
      • Alumni reunion – 2014
        • 2 copies of reunion weekend programs
        • 2 copies of Friends of Noan Sorensen and Mario Zeolla Golf Tournament
      • Kirkspatrick, Oswald
        • 1 letter from Walter Singer (1973)