5th Annual Culper Spy Day is a Revolutionary Hit!

Special Collections participated in and celebrated “Culper Spy Day: Our Revolutionary Story” on Saturday, September 14, 2019. A collaboration of more than 25 local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day of diverse community events highlighting the amazing history behind George Washington’s intelligence gathering ring. Special Collections of the University Libraries provided guided discussions and had on view its two George Washington letters which document the Three Village Area’s pivotal role during the American Revolution. To learn more, visit the department’s comprehensive website for its George Washington letters.

Special Collections hosts Culper Spy Day Event on Saturday, September 14, 2019.
Special Collections hosts Culper Spy Day event on
Saturday, September 14, 2019.
Culper Spy Day 2019
Special Collections: Culper Spy Day Announcement, 2019
Signature of George Washington, September 24, 1779.
Signature of George Washington, letter to Major Benjamin Tallmadge, September 24, 1779.
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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