The Milne School Records, 1890-2004
Milne Library Preservation Project Photographs, ca. 2003
About this series
- Scope and Content:
- Contains digital images of the restored murals and friezes in Milne 200 on the UAlbany Downtown Campus, which was used as the Milne School Library.
- Biographical / Historical:
- David Cunningham Lithgow created the 14 murals on the walls of the Milne School Library beginning in 1935. The murals are painted on canvas attached to the wall and depict scence from the history of the Albany area. Lithgow was allegedly a friend of President Abram Brubacher. The friezes were created by Bertel Thorvaldsen, beginning in 1929. The murals were restored beginning in 2003.
- Parent Restrictions:
- Access to this record group is unrestricted, with the exception of series 6 which is restricted due to the presence of student grades.