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History

Unique historical items from the College of Agricultural Sciences
View of Mount Nittany

Have you ever wondered how Penn State came to fruition?

The first graduating class

Who comprised the first graduating class of the Farmer's High School?

Old Main nearing completion in 1863

Are you familiar with Coaly? How did "Main" turn into "Old Main"?

The Penn State Creamery (Patterson Building)

Everyone loves the Berkey Creamery and the ice cream, but did you know the Creamery actually played a role in the retail markets of State College and Altoona?

Armsby Calorimeter

How has Penn State played a role in animal nutrition?

Saw mill at old Forestry Building, West Campus, 1913

How did students learn forestry practices in the early 1900's?

President George Atherton

How did President Atherton shape Penn State into a premier institution?

Discussing Agriculture Technologies

How was technology promoted in the days of a young institution?

Students in Old Botany

What is the "oldest" building on campus?