This video features student attending orientation at the University at Albany in 1951, on the downtown campus. There are two seperate orientation camps depicted, one for the women and one for the men. Students are depicting canoing, student bonding activities at a campground. There are many scenes of students studying, working on projects and interactions between students and faculty. Many different sports are depicted, such as, archery, baseketball, baseball, wrestling, and tennis. There are shots of students eating dinner, playing bridge, and socializing in front of the fire. Also "moving up day" is featured.
Construction of Service Building "B" for the State University of New York at Albany Uptown Campus. A crane lifts a portion of the building into place while construction workers make sure the job is done correctly. This photograph is fixed with a canvas back. On the back there are date stamps showing that the photograph went from the Photographer: E. M. Weil to an unidentifiable company, possibly the Architect Edward Durell Stone's office; then finally into the hands of the New York State University Construction Fund. Writing in the left margin includes "Project: SUCF #01-11 - #290B Service Bldgs.," "Owner: State UNIV.Const.Fund," "Architect: Edward Durell Stone," "Contractor: MLB & DAC - Joint Venture Contractors," "Date Taken: 9/30/63," "Photographer E. M. Weil," and "View Looking: Service Bldgs., Bldg. "B", West Side".
Students assembled in a classroom, listening to an unidentified lecturer in a calculus class at the State University of New York at Albany in the School of Business. There are crop marks on all sides of the original. In the bottom margin is written "REDUCE TO 44 1/2 PICAS."
Students and an unidentified instructor during a course at the State University of New York at Albany in the School of Business. Above the instructor's head on the blackboard are the words "PLEASE USE ASHTRAYS".
Attending a Community-University Day Advisory meeting are: Kevin Gypson, Mrs. Peter Ten Eyck, Lewis P. Welch, John Farley, faculty member at the State University of New York at Albany in the Dean's Office of the School of Library and Information Science, Mrs. Gene Robb, and Reverend Vladimir Hartman.
A group of unidentified students gathered at the Information Desk in the Campus Center at the State University of New York at Albany, presumably to acquire information from the unidentified employee working at the desk.
Kathleen Dickson, State University of New York, Class of 1976, accepting the award of Merit for Outstanding Achievement in Business Education from Roswell E. Fairbank of the School of Business Education at the State University of New York at Albany. This photograph appeared in the Tower Tribune, the school's newspaper, on the July 5, 1976.
Unidentified students on a stairway on the Academic Podium at the State University of New York at Albany. Two students are holding copies of the "ASP" (Albany Student Press) and watching a young child nearby. There are crop marks in all margins of the original. Written in the top and left margins between two arrows is "14 picas." Written in the left margin is "New Photo C."
Construction of the University Library for the State University of New York at Albany Uptown Campus. The photograph was taken looking west to the University Library at ground level, showing the stairwell to the second floor of the library. This photograph came from the office of Edward Durell Stone who was the architect who designed the Uptown Campus. This photograph is fixed with a canvas back. On the back there are date stamps showing that the photograph went from the office of architect Edward Durell Stone to the New York State University Construction Fund. Writing in the left margin includes "SUCF 01-02 * Basic Construction Co.* Academic Bldgs. I * Library Bldg. looking West into court, showing stairs & tall columns," "June 9 1965" and "by E. M. Weil".
Allan A. Kuusisto, acting President of the State University of New York at Albany, July 1, 1969 to June 30, 1970, and faculty members participating in the 1970 State University of New York at Albany commencement ceremony.