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Local and SUNY Geneseo History: SUNY Geneseo History

Doing College History Research while Milne Library (including the College Archives) is Closed, Spring 2020

Researchers of SUNY Geneseo history wishing to access unique, manuscript, and/or archival items will have to rely on digitized materials and collections, or visit other libraries and historical agencies such as the Livingston County Historian's Office and the Livingston County Historical Society Museum during Milne Library's closure.  Many published materials dealing with the College's history are available via Milne's Information Delivery Service (IDS). Please contact the Special Collections Librarian for research assistance. 

**You may also wish to contact a specific College office or department to inquire about available records and documents** 


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Histories of SUNY Geneseo (available via Milne IDS)

  • SUNY Geneseo: From Normal School to Public Ivy, 1871-2007by Wayne Mahood, et al.(Virginia Beach, VA: Donning, 2008)
  • The Stone Strength of the Pastby Rosalind R. Fisher (Wm. J. Keller Inc., 1971)
  • Special Issue Commemorating the Centennial of the State University College of Arts and Science at Geneseo, New York (Geneseo, NY: Sanders Publications)
  • Brief History of the State University Teachers College, Geneseo, NYby Clayton Mau; compiled by James L. McNally (Geneseo, NY: SUNY Geneseo, 1956, 2001)
  • 50th Anniversary/The Lamron, Geneseo State Normal School, ed. by Helen S. Heermans, (Geneseo, NY: The Lamron, 1921)

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Special Collections Librarian

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Liz Argentieri
Milne Library@Sturges 122B (temporary office during Spring 2020)

(585) 245-5194

Documents & Records (etc.)

You may also wish to contact a specific College office or department to inquire about their available records and documents, or contact the Special Collections Librarian for assistance.