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SUNY Geneseo Fraser Hall Library Subject Guides

Local and SUNY Geneseo History: SUNY Geneseo History

Doing College History Research While SUNY Geneseo's Library (including the College Archives) is Inaccessible

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 while SUNY Geneseo's College Archives collection is inaccessible.  Many published materials dealing with the College's history are available via 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 Information Delivery Services)

  • 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
Fraser Hall Library, Room 213
(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.