Monthly Archives: December 2013

Lil’ Alf

In 1940, James Lippke (AU 1943) and Walter “Lucky” Lawrence (AU 1947) created a little knight caricature called “Lil’ Alf” which became an unofficial symbol of Alfred University. Lippke and Lawrence were both brothers at the Kappa Psi Upsilon fraternity … Continue reading

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Ida Kenyon

This rocking chair once belonged to Ida Sallan Kenyon.. “Frau” Kenyon, as she was known, was born in Prussia in 1830. At an early age she lost her parents and siblings and moved in with her aunt. Due to political … Continue reading

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