Monday, April 30, 2012

Village historian visit

Jackie Morris and a friend stopped in, looking for info from 1850s. Unfortunately the Brockport Republic doesn't cover the years they needed. But was able to show them some other resources for future use, like the items in the Digital Commons.

Brockport Post

Looking for something from mid 70s, years we don't have.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Class of '62

Two member of the class were here this am, and will return, to research the holdings related to their class in preparation for their 50th reunion.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

History prof, Hull photo

Email from alum re some photo a history prof he had ca1971 had or showed them of Cordell Hull and Dept. State staff ca1940. Scanned and sent list of history profs from catalog, since he couldn't remember the name, and said we did not have the photo here, suggested the history section of the dept of state website.

Nursing course descriptions

Needed descriptions of courses from 1985-87 catalog. Scanned pages and emailed to her.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Campus map, 1968

For a grad of '68, wanting to see a map of the campus from when they graduated. There isn't a yearly run of them, but had one ca1966 or '67 that I scanned and sent.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Early Ellsworth photos

From class of '62, looking ahead to their 50th reunion this fall, via Betsey S. They wanted to know if any early Ellsworth costumes were around, which I didn't know of, but I did find some ca1962 images of Ellsworth.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Ginny Campbell emailed, wanting to do a K'scope on homecoming. Was nice to be able to send her the link to the student paper on homecoming just added to the DC, and then will meet with her, need to check on what photos etc I have.

Followup, 4/18. Ginny & Sam Nicolosi came over, spent the morning going thru photos etc. Picked out a number of photos, flyers etc that I said I would scan for them. Sent some yesterday, will do rest today and tomorrow.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Brockport house history/images

One of anthro students working at the museum, wanting to look for photos of old houses in the village. Emailed her link to glass plate photos, and text of Hasting's book, as well as a chapter from Elwell.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Brockport Presbyterian church images

Emeriti looking for images of the Brockport Presbyterian church ca1900. I checked, didn't see any in the glass plate photos.

Walter Brautigan photo

Betsey Standish in alumni affairs wanted photo of Brautigan that ran in 1994 K'scope. I have Jim D's photos now, wasn't in the '94 volume of negatives, but it was in the A-Z list of faculty. Scanned and sent to her as a .tif & a .jpg.

Editors of Stylus

Student researching history of Stylus emailed, asking about a listing of editors of the paper. Mary Jo G. had put together a list luckily, covering 1914-2005. Emailed list, student will likely come in for some other things.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Brockport athletic history

Interesting, a prof from Northern Ill. Univ. researching SUNY schools and the role athletics and sports in the played in the development of the college, building alum loyalty, the development away from being a teacher's college etc. in the 1945-1970 period.

Will  need to look a little, see what we have, he would like to arrange a visit.

Obit from Holley Standard

Came to helpdesk then to me this past week. Student assistant found, scanned, and I emailed to the patron.