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Dan Rattiner Meet and Greet at SB Southampton Library: Event Recap

Thank you to all that came out to meet Dan’s Papers founder and Hamptons-based author Dan Rattiner on Friday, October 27 at the Southampton Library at Stony Brook Southampton. Members of the local community, SBU and SBU Libraries faculty and

Posted in About Us, Southampton, Special Collections & University Archives

Dan’s Papers’ History on View at SBU’s Southampton Library

Memorabilia, books, photographs, and newspapers featuring the history of Dan’s Papers is currently on display at Stony Brook’s Southampton Library. The Dan’s Papers archive is part of Stony Brook’s Special Collections, the library division that stewards and curates the university’s

Posted in Southampton, Southampton and Special Collections, Special Collections & University Archives

Explore University History with Guides to Art on Campus

Learn about the history of SBU through art! Stony Brook is home to many unique art installations and galleries throughout its grounds. As you navigate the west campus this first week of classes, two guides are available to point out

Posted in About Us, Art, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

SBU’S Class of 1973 Visits the University Archives

As part of festivities for their 50th class reunion, graduates of SBU’s class of 1973 visited Special Collections and University Archives on Saturday, June 3, 2023. Alums attended an open house featuring photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and artifacts from their years on campus. Related

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections and University Archives Honored with Award and Proclamation

Special Collections & University Archives was presented the Kate Wheeler Strong Memorial Award by the Three Village Historical Society “in recognition of significant contributions toward the fostering of interest in local history and a fuller appreciation of the rich historical

Posted in About Us, Special Collections & University Archives

Environmental-themed Special Collections Featured in Stony Brook University Magazine

In the latest issue of Stony Brook University Magazine, the feature “Rare Treasures” highlights diverse environmental science collections from Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Papers of naturalists, conservationists, organizations and concerned citizens are important documentary sources for understanding the natural

Posted in Biology, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections Exhibited in the Three Village Community

Rare photographs from the Robert Cushman Murphy Collection were recently exhibited at two community events hosted by Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School and the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) in Stony Brook, respectively. On April 22, photographs were on

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Spring 2023 Art Crawl Recap

On Wednesday, April 26, guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of art and collections: the aesthetic beauty of woven Japanese bamboo baskets; artwork created by SBU students; selections from a collection of rare Chinese cookbooks; and artistic

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Join Us on the Art Crawl: Wednesday April 26 from 1-3pm

Don’t miss these free guided tours of campus galleries! Registration is not required, and you can join us at any point along the route. Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Archive of Dan’s Papers Donated to Stony Brook University Libraries

The University Libraries is pleased to announce that Dan’s Papers founder Dan Rattiner has donated more than a half century’s worth of his personal archives. Spanning 1960 to 2023, the collection is the most complete print run of Dan’s Papers held by a

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Southampton, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight