The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at the Allen-Steinheim Museum
The Allen-Steinheim Museum was built between 1876 and 1890 by Alfred University's second president, Jonathan Allen. A natural history museum, the Gothic ediface was built from approximately 8,000 different specimens of rock collected in the Alfred area and 700 varieties of wood. It originally housed the collections of Jonathan and Abigail Allen.
Robert R. McComsey received a Bachelor of Science degree in ceramic engineering from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1966. His gift to renovate the Allen-Steinheim Museum reflects Alfred University's commitment to provide students with superior career services.
Erected 1997 by Alfred University.
Location. 42° 15.279′ N, 77° 47.205′ W. Marker is in Alfred, New York, in Allegany County. Marker is on Action Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is affixed to the building in the vestibule. The building is on the grounds of Alfred University at the end of Action Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alfred NY 14802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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Also see . . . Alfred University. (Submitted on July 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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