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Edward Larrabee Barnes.jpg
picture of the architect responsible for the "new" buildings built in the 1960s-1970s on the SUNY Potsdam campus

Crumb Library.jpg
A collection of materials relating to the Crumb Memorial Library, named after Dr. Frederick W. Crumb after his sudden death in 1967.

knowles hall.jpg
Knowles Hall was completed in 1966 and was named after Liberty Washington Knowles in 1967. He was one of the first families here in Potsdam. He was Potsdam's first lawyer.

Thatcher Hall was completed in 1960 it is named after Harvey Dexter Thatcher: Physician - Pharmacist - Inventor - Manufacturer - Owned first pasteurization plant - Invented first glass milk bottl

Perhaps no extended family became so thoroughly integrated into the life of Potsdam as the Sissons. George Wing Sisson and his wife Sarah Hamilton Sisson moved from Glens Falls to Potsdam in 1867. After being involved in the lumber business, he and…

Potsdam Campus.jpg
photos and descriptions of the expansion plans done on the SUNY Potsdam Campus by architect Edward Larrabee Barnes

Morey Hall.jpg
Year Completed: 1951
named after Amelia Morey 1842-1911 who was the
Principal of intermediate grades and preceptress at Potsdam Normal School - Outstanding teacher and administrator

In 1869 Amelia Morey joined the Potsdam Normal School faculty…

Year Completed 1951 it is named after:
The Reverend Dr. Malcolm MacVicar 1829-1904

Who was the first principal of Potsdam Normal School 1869-1880 - Scholar - Educator - Leader - Missionary

originally a residence hall
18,692 square feet,…

Year Completed 1954
this hall was named after Dr. O. Ward Satterlee (1907-1970 ) who was the Director of Education 1947-1969 - First Dean of Education at State University College at Potsdam

this building was originally the administration…

barrington student union.jpg
Year Completed 1969
named after Thomas Barrington who was the president of Potsdam in 1977
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