News 12 features Special Collections

News 12 Long Island's Hidden Past, January 2016.

News 12 Long Island’s Hidden Past, January 2016.

Special Collections is currently featured in the News 12 series “Long Island’s Hidden Past” (January 2016). Hosted by journalist Danielle Campbell, the program showcases collections and historic sites throughout Long Island to highlight our region’s history.

Rare documents shown and discussed include the university’s two George Washington letters and original maps of Long Island published in 1640 and 1858. The segment can be viewed here. For more information about Special Collections, please visit the website for the department.

News 12's visit to Special Collections, December 2015.

News 12’s visit to Special Collections, December 2015.

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
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