By Appointment: Monday to Friday, 10:30am to 4pm
For research assistance and to schedule an appointment, please contact:
Kristen J. Nyitray
Director, Special Collections and University Archives
P: 631-632-7119 F: 631-632-1829
Special Collections and University Archives
Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library, E-2320
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3323
Kristen J. Nyitray is Director of Special Collections and University Archives, and University Archivist, at Stony Brook University. She is a recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship from State University of New York and the President’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship from Stony Brook University. Under her leadership and management, the New York Board of Regents and New York State Archives awarded Special Collections with its “Annual Archives Award for Program Excellence in a Historical Records Repository.” She is a Certified Archivist (C.A,) and earned a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certificate from the Society of American Archivists. Her research activities can be accessed here.
Library subject specialist for: manuscript collections, rare books, historic maps, University Archives, Stony Brook Authors and Editors Collection
Instructional Support Staff Specialist
Assistant Head, Special Collections and University Archives
Lynn Toscano is Assistant Head of Special Collections and University Archives at Stony Brook University and a recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service from State University of New York. She obtained her M.A. in Italian Language and Literature from Rutgers University.