“Stony Brook on the Map” on Display in the CRR

Visit the Central Reading Room to view “Stony Brook on the Map,” a selection of rare atlases and maps from the University Archives and Special Collections that illustrate the growth and development of Stony Brook University and the Long Island region.

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, and Joan Blaeu. Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. [Amsterdami]: [I. and C. Blaeu?], 1640.

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, and Joan Blaeu. Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. [Amsterdami]: [I. and C. Blaeu?], 1640.

Maps and Atlases

Beers, F. W. Atlas of Long Island, New York: From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records. New York: Beers, Comstock & Cline, 1873.

Wit, Frederik de. Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula. 1668.

Burr, David H., and Simeon De Witt. An Atlas of the State of New York: Containing a Map of the State and of the Several Counties. New York: D.H. Burr, 1829.

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, and Joan Blaeu. Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. [Amsterdami]: [I. and C. Blaeu?], 1640. Oriented with north to the right, Long Island is named Matowacs. Several important place names make their first appearance: Manhates (Manhattan), Hellegat (Hell Gate), and Adrian Blocks eylandt (Block Island).

Auerbach, Larry. The State University of New York at Stony Brook …: A Vision from the Clouds. 1978.

Auerbach, Larry. The State University of New York at Stony Brook...: A Vision from the Clouds. 1978.

Auerbach, Larry. The State University of New York at Stony Brook…: A Vision from the Clouds. 1978.

Dolph & Stewart. Atlas of Suffolk County. 1929.

Chace, J. Map of Suffolk Co., L.I., New York. Philadelphia: John Douglass, 1858.

Kitchin, Thomas, and R. Baldwin. The Southern Part of the Province of New York: With Part of the Adjoining Colonies. [London]: Printed for R. Baldwin, 1778.

Map, State University of New York at Stony Brook from Abstract of the Bulletin, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering. 1962-1963.

Contact: exhibit curator Kristen Nyitray, Head, Special Collections and University Archives, University Archivist.
kristen.nyitray@stonybrook.edu

Kristen Nyitray

Kristen Nyitray

Associate Librarian; Director, Special Collections and University Archives; and University Archivist at Stony Brook University Libraries
Contact her for research assistance with rare books, manuscript collections, historical maps, and SBU history. E-mail: kristen.nyitray@stonybrook.edu.
Kristen Nyitray
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