Senator Jacob K. Javits Digital Collection


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This digitized collection features print, audio, and video content from the Senator Jacob K. Javits Collection in the Special Collections and University Archives at Stony Brook University Libraries. The items highlight and illustrate Senator Javits’ bipartisanship activities and accomplishments during his career as a United States Senator from New York (1957 to 1981).

For more information see the Special Collections and University Archives page.


This project was made possible through funding from Carla Javits, daughter of Jacob K. Javits

Stony Brook University Libraries – Project Team

Kristen Nyitray, Director, Special Collections and University Archives

Shafeek Fazal, Associate Dean, Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives

Heath Martin, Associate Dean, Collection Strategy & Management

Digital Lab:

John Fitzgerald, Senior Programmer/Analyst

Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian

Chris Sauerwald, Mulitmedia Resources Specialist

Dana Haugh, Web Services Librarian

Jason Torre, Preservation Librarian/Head Preservation Department

Jenifer Holden, student worker

Bryan Jeanty, student worker


Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian

Kristen Nyitray, Director, Special Collections and University Archives

Lynn Toscano, Assistant Head Special Collections/Instructional Support Specialist