Monthly Archives: March 2014

English Paneling

A wealthy English family, centuries ago, dined in a carved and paneled oak room, warmed by a chimney decorated with carved vine leaves and grapes. Today much of the room remains — not in Essex County, England, but in Alfred, … Continue reading

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Erin Go Bragh

Thousands of alumni have fond memories of St. Patrick’s Day at Alfred University. What began in 1933 as a way to promote the ceramic engineering program quickly grew into a university-wide festival and celebration: parades with elaborate floats, unique ceramic … Continue reading

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Mark Twain Engraving

The Howells-Frechette Collection at Alfred University is an extensive collection of letters and memorabilia from aremarkable family. The material details the social, literary, artistic, and political life in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States and Canada … Continue reading

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