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INTRODUCTION

The depth and uniqueness of the materials housed in Special Collections and University Archives offer limitless opportunities for scholarship and document and support a wide range of disciplines.

Robert Cushman Murphy
Robert Cushman Murphy 

The department is particularly recognized for: its expanding and extensive Long Island Collection that includes rare books, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, newspapers, and ephemeral materials that date back to the seventeenth century; the Senator Jacob K. Javits Collection; and the William Butler Yeats Collection, which is the most extensive collection of the famed Irish poet and author’s manuscripts in existence housed outside of Ireland.

Significant archives relating to the arts, literature, and the history of technology have been acquired in the past five years, including the papers of prominent university faculty; Italian American authors John Ciardi and Pietro di Donato; the national organization Environmental Defense Fund, and the AIDC 100 (Automatic Identification and Data Capture industry). 

A complete listing of the collections and accompanying finding aids can be accessed online. Alternate formats are available upon request.

 

FINDING AIDS

Collections and finding aids are listed in alphabetical order by main entry. Finding aids are guides for collections. They include descriptive information about the content, including subject matter, dates of creation, and quantity. They also may include a listing of the files that are contained with a collection. Finding aids do not include scanned images. Researchers may also consult a complete list of finding aids organized by subjectPlease contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives for research assistance and for further information about the collections.

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  • Adriance, J. Reynolds  
    • SC 101/03
    • Expense book, New York (New York), August 1886 to February 1890.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Notations of personal expenses.
  • African American Tintype Collection SC 341
    • A collection of nineteenth century tintypes.
    • 0.5 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Leighton Coleman III.
  • Ammann, Othmar H., 1879-1965 SC 377
    • Articles, books, translated correspondence, and multi-media about the famed engineer of bridges.
    • 1.3 cubic ft.
    • Donated by his daughter, Dr. Margot Ammann Durrer in 2002.
  • Angelo, Valenti, 1897-1982 SC 215
    • Artistic materials, 1935-1979.
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • Artist, author, illustrator, and printer.
    • Occasional printing, original drawings, prints, proofs, sketches, trial pages created in preparation of publications of his Private Press of Valenti Angelo and trade publishers, including a number of his children's books.

  • Atelier Project, The SC 378
    • 16 prints by American artists.
    • Project developed and executed by the Division of Visual Arts of the State University of New York at Purchase.
  • Atkinson, Jacob SC 101/5
    • Account book. 1863.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Notes on expenses. Account of sales of hardware, farm equipment, livestock, and other items, Oswego, New York.

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  • Baker, Anson SC 101/11
    • Account book. New York (New York), 1848-1854.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Notations of expenses and receipts of Anson Baker of New York City; includes accounts with A.T. Stewart & Co., 1851.
  •  Baker-Pisano American Art Research Collection
    • The Baker-Pisano American Art Research Collection is a special collection of rare, first edition, and autographed art books published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Ronald G. Pisano (1948-2000) authored several books on Long Island artists, and the definitive study of The Tile Club, which was the basis of a 1999 exhibition at The Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages. For over thirty years, he worked on the catalog raisonné of William Merritt Chase, which was completed by D. Frederick Baker, with the assistance of Carolyn K. Lane, in four volumes published by Yale University Press (2006-2010). 
    • Cataloging records can be accessed by entering "Baker-Pisano" in STARS, the University Libraries' online catalog.
  • Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society SC 239
    • Records, 1974-1990.
    • 10.5 linear inches.
    • A volunteer horticultural society founded in 1974 in Oakdale, Long Island, New York, Andrew Eddy was the first President.
    • Correspondence, by-laws, financial records, news clippings, minutes, programs, newsletters, and printed matter relating to the Bayard Cutting Arboretum near Oakdale, New York, The society is dedicated to developing greater public use of the arboretum, fostering cooperation with other horticultural societies, and encouraging and supporting other educational programs.
  • Bellport, John SC 222
    • Papers, 1970-1973.
    • 4.4 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetical.
    • Conservative Party councilman, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York
    • Correspondence with constituents, town officials, and other appointed or elected officials, and committee files.
  • Book of Accounts of Milk Sold, from the 1st of April, 1874 SC 101/7
    • Milk account book, New York, New York, 1874-1891.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Accounts of milk sold to New York City addresses.
    • Title from front cover label.
  • Brookhaven (Town: New York) SC 268
    • Records, 1964-1978.
    • 10 cubic ft.
    • Trustees and Town Board minutes of meetings, resolutions, and transcripts of public hearings.

  • Brookhaven Land Deeds and Documents Collection SC 415
    • Land deeds and documents pertaining to Brookhaven and Long Island, New York, ca. 1780-1929.
    • 0.3 cubic ft.
    • Surnames include Helme, Rose, Hawkins, Myhr, and Mott.
  • Brown, Helen A. SC 101/18
    • Pocket diary, 1917.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Promotional pocket diary from I.W. Harper distillers, mostly unused, with some personal data filled in by Helen A. Brown of Stamford, Conn.

  • Brown, Sanford J. SC 364
    • A collection of correspondence from political officals, circa 1968.
    • 0.3 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Dr. Bown in 2002.
  • Button Collection SC 142
    • A collection of advertisement and poltical buttons.
    • 1 cubic ft.

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  • Campbell, Henry L. SC 101/2
    • Account books, 1855-1877.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (2 v.)
    • Promotional pocket diary from I.W. Harper distillers, mostly unused, with some personal data filled in by Helen A. Brown of Stamford, Conn.
  • Carrera Andrade, Jorge, 1902-1978 SC 202
    • Papers, 1923-1970.
    • 10.8 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series and alphabetical.
    • Ecuadorian poet, author, teacher, and diplomat.
    • Correspondence (1928-1968), manuscripts of writings (1968-1970), and albums (1923-1967).
    • Spanish.
  • Chilean Revolutionary Press Collection SC 201
    • Broadsides, posters, and newspapers concerning the revolution of 1891.
    • 1.2 cubic ft.
    • Spanish.

  • Chinese Political and Social Pamphlets Collection   SC 401
    • Pamphlets and books published in China between 1948 and 1995; most published between the 1950s and 1970s.
    • Subject matter includes: governmental reports; political propaganda; works of Mao Tse-tung and Vladimir Lenin; foreign policies; law; and descriptions of political and social conditions during the 1950s through the 1980s.
    • 3.5 cubic ft.
    • Languages: Chinese, English, and Russian

  • Chinese Restaurant Collection SC 454
    • Chinese restaurant menus, matchbooks, and business cards collected by and donated by Dr. Sidney Mintz.
    • 0.9 cubic ft.
    • Languages: Chinese, English, French, and Dutch.
  • Ciardi, John: The Edward M. Cifelli Collection SC 372
    • A comprehensive collection of books, audio recordings, manuscripts, framed objects and artifacts dating from the 1940-2003 pertaining to the life of author John Ciardi.
    • 18 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Edward M. Cifelli, John Ciardi's biographer, in 2003.
  • Ciardi, John: The Vince Clemente Collection SC 371
    • A collection of program and exhibition flyers, newspaper clippings, periodicals, books, and broadsides which provides insight into the literary and personal life of John Ciardi.
    • 1 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Vince Clemente in June 2003.
  • Clarke, Peter McFerrin SC 227
    • Papers, 1962-1970.
    • 3 cubic ft.
    • East Hampton, New York, resident active in the Sag Harbor Advisory Council, Southampton Township Preservation Society, Southampton Town Conservation Commission, and the Preservation Society of the East End (which became a part of the Suffolk County Conservation Council in the 1970's).
    • Correspondence, minutes, clippings, drafts and notes relating to conservation and preservation of natural resources on the east end of Long Island.
  • Clinton, George, 1739 - 1812 SC 423
    • Autographed letter signed by George Clinton, Governor of New York.
    • Dated February 21, 1793; written from New York.
    • Docketed on verso by Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State: "Clinton Govr. N. York Feb 21, 93 recd. Feb 25."
    • Dimensions: 22.5 x 18.5 cm.
  • Cooley, Arthur P. (see also Environmental Defense Fund Archive)
    • Research files, correspondence, financial documents, newsletters, clippings and memos, 1966-1977.
    • 2.5 linear ft.
    • High school science teacher and environmental activist. Founding member of both the Brookhaven Town Natural Resources Committee and Environmental Defense Fund Archive.
    • Records relating to the founding and activities of the Brookhaven Town Natural Resources Committee, New York; correspondence, memoranda, news clippings, financial records, reports, and legal documents related to the founding and activities of the Environmental Defense Fund.

  • Cook, Susan and Ronald: Long Island Collection SC 418
    • A collection of artifacts and printed ephemera that documents social and leisure activities on Long Island from the early to mid-twentieth century.
    • 1 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Susan and Ronald Cook in May 2008 and August 2010.
  • Cornwell, George, 1831-1910 SC 101/9
    • Genealogy. Poughkeepsie, New York, 1864-1922.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Notes on genealogy of the Morey, Cornwell, and Van Kleeck families. Other family names include Rogers, Lockwood, and Platt.

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  • D'Amato, Alfonse Marcello (August 1, 1937- ). SC 334
    • Files, ca. 1981-1998.
    • 100 cubic ft.
    • United States Senator from New York (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1999).
    • Press releases, news clippings, and mass mailings.
    • Unprocessed.

  • Daniels, Norton W., Jr. SC 230
    • Papers, 1973-1975.
    • 0.8 cubic ft.
    • Member of the Suffolk County (New York) Legislature, 1974-1976, Republican from Sag Harbor, representing the 1st Legislative District.
    • Legislative office files, primarily related to zoning and related projects on the east end of Long Island.
  • Dean, Mary Ann, collector SC 101/10
    • Album, 1838-1846.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Contains poems, quotations, and notes to Miss Dean from friends in Poughkeepsie, New York, Washington, D.C., Manchester, Vt., and other places.
  • Demott, John W. SC 284
    • Papers, [ca.1830]-1886. 1840-1889 (bulk)
    • 0.8 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetically.
    • Under-sheriff and lawyer in Queens County (New York), now Nassau County (New York)
    • Personal bills, receipts, legal, and other papers.
  • Derickson, John B. SC 101/8
    • Notebook. [ca.1897]
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Contains description of diseases and their treatment. 

  • di Donato, Pietro, 1911-1992 SC 393
    • Papers, notebooks, photographs, books, and artifacts, ca. 1923-1993.
    • 12 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series arrangement by document type and format.
    • A collection of manuscript and published material that documents the life of author, playright, and bricklayer Pietro di Donato.
  • Drewes, Fred,  collector SC 435
    • Correspondence, manuscript material, and ephemera, ca. 1819-1973.
    • 0.25 cubic ft.
    • Correspondence, manuscript material, land deeds, and ephemera relating to Mr. Fred Drewes and naturalist Robert Cushman Murphy, who at separate times were owners of the same residence in Mount Sinai, NY.

  • Duncan, Robert Edward, 19191988 SC 101/17
    • Autographed published volume, 1966.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (xi, 93, 6 p., port., 23 cm.)
    • The year as catches; first poems, 1939-1946, by Robert Duncan. Berkeley, Oyez, 1966.
    • Printed volume, signed, decorated by the author, and numbered. Copy 22. Front and back endpapers decorated in pencil.

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  • Edwards, Michael, 1893-1962 SC 218
    • Papers, 1930-1962.
    • 7.1 cubic ft.
    • Musician, composer and arranger. Music editor for Mills Music, Inc.
    • Correspondence with musicians and publishers; scores and instrumental, band, orchestral and choral arrangements; music, lesson and songbooks; music catalogs; personal and historical scrapbooks; and autographed sheet music and photos. Correspondents include Leroy Anderson, Robert Burns, Tommy Dorsey, Richard Franko Goldman, and Leonard B. Smith.
  • Emery, Robert M.  SC 243
    • Long Island Rail Road collection, 1885-1974.
    • 73.5 linear ft.
    • Organization: scrapbooks arranged geographically by railroad line; timetables arranged chronologically.
    • Railroad conductor.
    • Detailed pencil drawings of Long Island Rail Road tracks, with explanatory notes by Emery; over 5,000 identified photographs and postcards of construction, wrecks, engines, trains, depots, conductors, and other railroad scenes; 262 timetables; and other material relating to the railroad.
  • Englebright, Steven SC 327
    • Papers.
    • 1 cubic ft.
    • Curator of the Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences at the State University of New York at Stony Brook; former Democratic Suffolk County Legislator, representing District 5; elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992.
    • Documents relating to the Long Island Lighting Company received by State Assemblyman Englebright.

  • Environmental Defense Fund Archive SC 232
    • Records, 1967-2008.
    • 845 linear ft.
    • Organization: by office of origin.
    • A public membership, non-profit, tax-exempt environmental and legal action organization of scientists, lawyers and concerned citizens.
    • Established in 1967; the earliest official headquarters were located in Stony Brook and East Setauket, New York
    • Papers, correspondence, case files, legal briefs and pleadings, court exhibits and transcripts, minutes, memoranda, speeches, public statements, committee files, legal and scientific research notes, statistical information, published material, etc., documenting the establishment and growth of a national organization of attorneys, scientists, and economists dedicated to the protection of the environment.
    • National Headquarters records are from the original offices in Stony Brook and East Setauket, New York, and offices in various locations in New York, New York; Capitol Office records are from Washington, D.C.; Rocky Mountain office records are from Denver and Boulder, Colorado, and California Office are from Berkeley and Oakland, California offices.
    • Includes the papers of founders Arthur P. Cooley, Robert E. Smolker, Dennis Puleston, and Charles F. Wurster.

  • Everett, Graham SC 396
    • Records, 1970s-2007.
    • 15 cubic ft.
    • Organization: series order.
    • Founding editor of Street Magazine and Street Press. He has worked as poet-in-residence at New York area schools, prisons, and arts councils from 1974 to 1986. Dr. Everett served as the interim director of the Poetry Center at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and is currently a faculty member in the General Studies Program at Adelphi University
    • Manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and published materials.

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  • Fannin, James T. SC 101/25
    • Prompt book, 1863.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Prompt book with extensive notes and changes for a production of Friedrich Schiller's "The Robbers, a Tragedy," at the Front Street Theatre, Baltimore, Md., 1863. Manuscript is interleaved with pages of printed text. English translation published by Samuel French, New York, 1853.

  • Feinberg, Nettie SC 390
    • Political button collection.
    • 3 cubic feet.
    • Collected by Mrs. Nettie Feinberg between the 1950s and 2000; donated in 2004.
  • Flatau, Adelaide SC 302
    • Papers, 1963-1983.
    • 9 cubic ft.
    • Member of the Brookhaven (New York) Conservation Advisory Council, the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven, and political, environmental, and community activist.
    • Files, records, memoranda, and publications concerning the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven, Brookhaven Conservation Advisory Council, Council on Environmental Quality, and Fire Island.
  • Fletcher, Mary T. SC 242
    • Papers, 1957-1976.
    • 4.4 cubic ft.
    • Educator and environmental activist.
    • Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, clippings, minutes, newsletters, and nature lists of a Nassau County, New York, naturalist and environmentalist active in local bird and garden clubs.
  • Ford, Edward Hastings, 1887-1970  SC 283
    • Papers, 1906-1951.
    • 2.2 cubic ft.
    • Comedian and radio personality.
    • Family and publicity photographs, scrapbooks, and materials collected by the vaudeville comedian who starred on the radio series "Can You Top This?" "Senator" Ford was a resident of Southold, New York.
  • Fotografias de Mexico SC 359
    • Early 20th century photographs.
    • 1 album, containing 163 black and white photographs.
    • Donated by Leighton H. Coleman, III.
  • Franza, August  SC 385
    • Literary collection, 1952-2007.
    • 14 cubic feet.
    • Novelist, poet, and playwright; author of The Events at Vista Bay and The Murder of Hitler as well as numerous novels, plays and books of poetry.
    • Donated in 2004.
  • Fuoco, Louis A., Jr., 1928-2001 SC 229
    • Papers, 1972-1975.
    • 13.4 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetically by topic.
    • Insurance agent and member of the Suffolk County (New York) Legislature, 1970-1976, Republican-Conservative from Patchogue, representing the third Legislative District.
    • General office files, including correspondence, memoranda, committee minutes, hearing transcripts, reports and various published documents.

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  • Gallandet Home, Poughkeepsie, New York SC 101/12
    • Grocery and supply ledger, 1913-1925.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.); 280 pp.
    • List of groceries and supplies ordered for a charitable home in Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Giese, Ferdinand J., 1914?-1986 SC 272
    • Papers, 1978-1979.
    • 6.4 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetically by topic.
    • Member of the Suffolk County (New York) legislature, 1978-1982, Republican-Conservative from East Setauket, representing the 5th Legislative District. Mr. Giese had an office in East Setauket.
    • Legislative committee minutes and resolutions.
  • Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 SC 332
    • Publications and materials, 1957-1988.
    • 6 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series by topic.
    • Literary magazines, correspondence, posters, and broadsides.

  • Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 SC 437
    • 1 postcard (4" x 6"), two sides.
    • Correspondene and poem written by Allen Ginsberg to Mike Hendrick, ca. 1973.
  • Gitlin, Samuel Zachary SC 257
    • Letters, 1930-1974.
    • 3.1 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetically by correspondent.
    • Rockland County, New York, bachelor, frame-maker, woodcarver, and home-baked philosopher.
    • Letters from artists and public figures in response to Gitlin's "Creative Brochures," as well as some Futurist pamphlets.
    • Alphabetical list of correspondents.
  • Giuffreda, Leon E. SC 244
    • Papers, 1966-1976. 1975-1976 (bulk)
    • 28.8 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Partially by format, subject files arranged alphabetically, bill files arranged chronologically.
    • New York State senator, Republican, 1st District, Suffolk County, New York, (eastern Suffolk County), and civic leader. He chaired the Committee on Labor and Industry and the Education Committee. His resolution for a Bill of Rights for the Handicapped was approved by the Education Commission of the States. He also served as a Brookhaven Town Justice, a member of the Brookhaven Town Board, a Commissioner of the Centereach Fire Department, and a member and president of his local school board.
    • Files, primarily from Giuffreda's Centereach, New York, office, including correspondence, newsletters, reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, copies of bills, hearing transcripts, and press releases.
  • Gordon, Edith L. SC 225
    • Papers, [ca.1963]-1968.
    • 0.8 cubic ft.
    • Grade school teacher and community activist.
    • Correspondence, leaflets, and notes reflecting presidency of the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven, New York, and advocacy of open housing, civil rights, and planning in the Town of Brookhaven, New York, as well as the consolidation of the Setauket and Stony Brook school districts.
  • Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888 SC 382
    • Scientist and naturalist.
    • Manuscript volume, signed.
    • Dated 1881-1882.

  • Gradiva SC 249
    • Editorial files, 1976-1983.
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • International psychoanalytic-literary scholarly journal.
    • Correspondence, editorial files, and manuscripts from Mark Heumann, one of the founders and the American editor.
  • Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 SC 101/19
    • Correspondence, 1848-1870.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Photostatic copies of correspondence with Hamilton Fish.
  • Greenport Driving Park Association, Greenport, Long Island, New York SC 101/32
    • Share certificate and receipt book. 1886-1887.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Certificates for shares of stock in the Greenport Driving Park Association, signed by Henry A. Reeve, president, and Isaac Reeve, Jr., treasurer, with a list of shareholders.
  • Greenport Oyster Company (NY) SC 278
    • Records, 1940-1957.
    • 4 cubic ft.
    • Primarily bills, paid files, and related documents from the Greenport Oyster Company of Greenport, Long Island, New York.
  • Greenwich Book Publishers, 1955-1959 SC 212
    • Publications.
    • 3.2 cubic ft.
  • Gregory, John M. SC 101/6
    • Notebook. Schenectady, New York, 1845-1846.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Autographs of school mates at Union College, copies of poems, lectures, essays, and other writings.

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  • Habicht, Ernst R., Jr.
  • Hamady, Mary Laird SC 312
    • Papers, 1970-1988.
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Arranged in chronological order within series.
    • Author, poet. Former co-proprietor of The Perishable Press Ltd.
    • Recipes, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and drawings, contracts, and publicity materials relating to the publication of the book Lebanese Mountain Cookery. (Boston: Godine, 1987.)
  • Hansell, Clarence Weston, 1898-1967 SC 209
    • Papers, 1928-1967.
    • 11.2 cubic ft.
    • Research engineer. Worked partially out of RCA facility at Rocky Point, Long Island, New York.
    • Professional and personal correspondence, scientific manuscripts, and publications relating to Mr. Hansell's radio and television research (ca. 1928-1948) for the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), his service (1945) for the United States Government as a scientific investigator in Germany, and his research and publications on the ionization of air and its biological effects, and on the nature of matter and energy. Correspondents include the American Institute of Medical Climatology and W. Wesley Hicks, president of Wesix Electric Heater Company of San Francisco, California.

  • Harpur, Robert, 1731 -1825 SC 428
    • Autographed document signed by Robert Harpur (b. 1731, d. 1825).
    • Revolutionary War patriot, was a librarian, professor mathematics and natural philosophy, and tutor at King's College (Columbia University).
    • 4pp. (2 leaves), 7½" x 12½", New York, NY, dated 1786 January 27.
    • Two page transcript of a 1693 legal description of land owned by William "Tangier" Smith, "Lord" of the Manor at St. George in Mastic; a one-page survey map of this same tract; and a statement of testimony.
  • Harth, Dorothy E. SC 101/21
    • Dissertation, 1958.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Carbon copy of typescript dissertation, "The poetic world of Jorge Carrera Andrade." Syracuse University, 1958.
    • Dissertation.
  • [Hartley, Charles] SC 101/33
    • Account book. [Greenport] [ca.1883]-1905.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Mr. Hartley was in the harness and livery business in Greenport, New York, ca.1870-1920.
    • Business accounts for carriage painting and repair.
  • Hastings, Michael  SC 311
    • Papers, 1951-1962.
    • 0.4 cubic ft.
    • Author and playwright.
    • Manuscripts and typescripts of plays, poems, and fragmented writings.

  • Herstory Writers Workshop SC 431
    • Papers, photographs, manuscripts, books, and multimedia, 1996-2009.
    • 2.5 cubic ft.
    • The archive of a community memoir-writing project founded by Erika Duncan in 1996 that provides women from all walks of life with a unique set of tools to help them turn their memories into literary works of art.
  • [Heudier, Emmanuel] SC 101/31
    • Notebooks, 1815?-1870?
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (2 v.)
    • Holograph poems, quotations, and letters dated between 1815 and 1870.
    • Spine title: "Poesies."
    • French.
  • Heymann, C. David SC 349
    • Research material for the author's RFK: A Candid Biography of Robert F. Kennedy.
    • 70 cubic ft.
  • Heymann, C. David SC 246
    • Research material for the author's Ezra Pound: The Last Rower.
    • 4 cubic ft.
    • Interviews, letters, and photographs pertaining to Ezra Pound.
  • Heymann, C. David SC 358
    • Research material for the author's Liz: An Intimate Biography of Elizabeth Taylor.
    • 25 cubic ft.
  • Historic and Literary Manuscripts Collection, ca.1819-1989 SC 100
    • Historical and literary manuscripts and documents, including single items and small groups of materials of local, national, and world interest. Includes letters, correspondence, articles, stories, plays, and legal materials.
    • 3.6 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetical.
  • Hochbrueckner, George J., 1938- SC 296
    • Papers, [ca.1975]-1984.
    • 4.8 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetically by topic.
    • New York State assemblyman, 2nd district, Suffolk County, New York
    • Correspondence, memoranda, reports, news clippings, and office files of a Democratic assemblyman. Files were maintained on such topics as the Long Island Lighting Company, the Southwest Sewer District, hazardous waste, and ferry service.

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  • Independent Order of Good Templars, New York (State) Samaritan Lodge, no. 782, Greenport, NY SC 101/35
    • Records, 1885-1909.
    • 0.2 cubic ft. (4 v.)
    • Minutes, financial reports, receipts, initiation book, and membership lists.
  • Independent Order of Good Templars, New York (State) Sterling Lodge, no. 650, Greenport, NY SC 101/34
    • Minute book, 1874-1879.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Minutes and reports, 1874 March 21 to 1879 April 17.
  • Indivisible: Doula Archive SC 339
    • A collection from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University featuring the Doula Service of the University Hospital and Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York.
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • Includes photographic prints, slides, primary interviews, working logs, and multimedia.
  • Inkwell Press Collection SC 397
    • Printed materials, correspondence, papers, textiles, 1961-2005.
    • 13 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series arrangement by original order.
    • Printed documents and printing materials.
    • Processed by F. Jason Torre, January 2006.
  • Inter-American High Commission SC 101/20
    • Report, 1921.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Typescript report by J. Ovalle Q., "Peru; financial and economic conditions and public debt." Prepared for the Central Executive Council, Inter-American High Commission. Rev. by Margaret L. Engle, October, 1920. n.p., 1921.

  • Islip Town Environmental Council Collection  SC 298
    • Records, 1970-1984.
    • 1.6 cubic ft.
    • Member, Islip (Town: NY) Environmental Council.
    • Islip Town Environmental Council minutes of meetings and miscellaneous records.
    • Donated by Dr. Frank Turano.

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  • Jacobs, Helen Hull  SC 224
    • Scrapbooks, 1943-1945.
    • 1.6 cubic ft. (4 v.)
    • Scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, programs and ephemera relating to the Women Appointed for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) training at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Bronx, NY.
  •  Jamaica, Queens County, New York Collection SC 455
    • Documents [ca. 1869-1939] describing land ownership and properties in Jamaica, Queens County, New York, and in Ulster County, New York. Persons identified include Jacobus Rider, William V.B. Howard, Charles A Ryder, Granville Yeaton, and Adeline Molyneaux, James Ryder, and J.B. Alliger. 
    • 2.5 linear inches.
  • James, Philip, 1890-1975 SC 309
    • Papers, 1914-1975.
    • 31.45 cubic ft.
    • Professor of music and department chairman at New York University; organist, choir director, and composer.
    • Compositions, musical scores and programs, correspondence, and personal papers.
  • Jaray, Cornell, collector. SC 310
    • Papers, [ca.1770s-1945]
    • 3 cubic ft.
    • Correspondence, documents, and historical materials relating to Long Island.
  • Javits, Jacob Koppel, 1904-1986 SC 285
    • Papers, 1907-1986. 1956-1981 (bulk)
    • 1220 linear ft.
    • Attorney, United States Congressman, Attorney General of the State of New York, and United States Senator.
    • Documents and manuscripts, photographs, motion picture footage, audio and videotapes, slides, microfilm, and memorabilia of New York's longest-serving senator. The collection contains material from Javits' pre-Senate career through 1986. The bulk of the material covers his years in the Senate, 1957-1981.
    • Some restricted folders.
  • Jay, James, 1732-1815 SC 442
    • Autographed letter signed by James Jay, American physician and politician, elder brother of John Jay. During the American Revolution, Jay supplied medicines to George Washington and developed an invisible ink used by Washington, Thomas Jefferson, his younger brother, John Jay, and members of the Culper Spy Ring.
    • Autographed letter, signed. 1 page, legal folio.
    • Date: Washington, 9 January 1808.
    • Dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.
  • Johnson, Oakley Calvin, 1890-1974 SC 210
    • Papers, 1890-1976.
    • 33 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Partially arranged by topic and format.
    • Teacher, author, and radical social activist. Johnson served on the staff of The Daily Worker, edited The Monthly Review, and wrote several books on American radicalism.
    • Correspondence, typescripts, articles, speeches, reviews, photographs, diaries, notes and clippings relating to Mr. Johnson's career as teacher, author, social activist, and member of the Communist Party of the United States. Includes family papers and letters from his first wife, Mary Olmsted Johnson.

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  • Kane, Muriel and Julian SC 324
    • Papers.
    • 5.2 cubic ft.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Kane have been involved in community activities, especially in Levittown and Great Neck, Long Island.
    • Correspondence, memoranda, and research files concerning public library affairs and environmental concerns in Levittown and Great Neck, as well as other locations in Nassau County and Long Island, New York.
  • Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997 SC 326
    • Audiotapes.
    • 1.6 cubic ft.
    • Audiotapes of poetry readings and radio broadcast interviews and readings conducted by Aaron Kramer.

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  • L'Hommedieu, Ezra, 1784-1811  SC 424
    • Autographed document addressed to Isaac Scidmore and signed by (Ezra) L'Hommedieu (1784 - 1811), a delegate to New York in the Continental Congress from 1779-83 and 1788.
    • Dated March 29, 1757.
    • Dimensions: 1 page; 18.5 x 19.5 cm.
  • LaGumina, Salvatore, 1928- SC 433
    • Documents Salvatore LaGumina's career as an educator and his research on Italian Americans, in particular those who settled on Long Island, New York, with an emphasis on Nassau County.
    • 44 linear ft.
    • Organization: series, arranged by scope of material.
  • LaValle, Kenneth P., 1939- SC 425
    • New York State Senator, District 1 (Suffolk County), 1977 to present.
    • Files, including legislation and bills, correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, hearing transcripts, and press releases.
    • 50 cubic ft
  • Lawrence, Charles E., 1852-1923 SC 286
    • Papers, [ca.1846]-1908. 1885-1886, 1905-1907 (bulk)
    • 0.8 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Outgoing correspondence arranged chronologically, incoming correspondence arranged alphabetically.
    • Commissioner of highways for the town of Smithtown; breeder of trotting horses.
    • Miscellaneous correspondence, flyers, brochures, photographs, receipts, advertisements, account books, diaries, newsletters, and printed material primarily dealing with Long Island, New York Includes materials on the Smith family, a locally prominent family.
    • Alphabetical by correspondent.
    • Gift of Charles Embree Lawrence, 1981.
  • League of Women Voters SC 266
    • 1.2 cubic ft.
  • League of Women Voters of Brookhaven South (NY) SC 245
    • Records, 1950-[ca.1975]
    • 4 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series, arranged alphabetically.
    • A chapter of a national bipartisan political organization.
    • Files, minutes, newsletters, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks and related materials.
  • League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (NY) SC 220
    • Records, 1941-1975.
    • 6.45 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series, arranged alphabetically.
    • A chapter of a national bipartisan political organization.
    • Correspondence, committee files, administrative files, case files, financial files, publications, minutes, programs, bylaws, annual reports, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, clippings, pamphlets, and related materials. Issues include relations with the People's Republic of China, Fire Island National Seashore, Brookhaven town planning, Suffolk County planning, water resources and civil rights.
  • League of Women Voters of Riverhead/Southold (NY) SC 231
    • Records, 1950-[ca.1971]
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series, arranged alphabetically.
    • A chapter of a national bipartisan political organization.
    • Correspondence, files, minutes, newsletters, reports, and related materials.
  • League of Women Voters of Smithtown (NY) SC 305
    • Records, [ca.1965-1977]
    • 4 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series, arranged alphabetically.
    • A chapter of a national bipartisan political organization.
    • Correspondence, files, newsletters and related materials.
  • Lentricchia, Augusto SC 337
    • Notebooks of poetry and prose.
    • 5 cubic ft.
    • Italian-American; prose reflective of the immigrant experience.
  • Like, Irving SC 236
    • Papers, [ca.1963]-1986.
    • 3.2 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series, arranged chronologically or by topic.
    • Babylon, New York, attorney.
    • Legal documents, hearings, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to the environment, including the Lloyd Harbor Study Group's challenge to the construction of the Long Island Lighting Company's Nuclear Power Facility at Shoreham, New York, and the proposed construction of a nuclear facility at Jamesport, New York Other concerns include the Fire Island National Seashore, the creation of a Hudson Highlands National Scenic Riverway, and litigation by Suffolk County, NY, against the Long Island Lighting Company.
  • Linton, Floyd S. SC 273
    • Papers, 1974-1979.
    • 22 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series, arranged alphabetically.
    • Member of the Suffolk County (NY) Legislature, 1974-1980, Democrat from Miller Place, representing the 4th Legislative District and presiding officer, 1976-1977.
    • Correspondence, clippings, committee records, pamphlets, and related material.
  • Little Blue Books Collection SC 135
    • A collection of books and pamphlets published by Emanuel Haldeman-Julius in the early 20th century.
    • 0.6 cubic ft.
    • Numerical arrangement.
  • Long Island Archives Conference SC 270
    • Records, 1974-1990.
    • 1.2 cubic ft.
    • Records of an organization dedicated to the preservation of manuscripts and archives on Long Island.
  • Long Island Cook Book Collection SC 335
    • A collection of community cookbooks published by Long Island organizations between 1893 and 1990.
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Alphabetical by title.

  • Long Island Environmental Council (NY) SC 228
    • Records, 1969-1974.
    • 4 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Chronological.
    • Environmental action, non-profit organization with both individual and corporate membership. Its stated goal was to preserve and promote a livable environment for Long Island. Founded in 1969 by Claire Stern, who served as executive director.
    • Correspondence, memoranda, telephone registers, newsletters, administrative files, and reading files.
  • Long Island Land Deeds SC 379
    • Collection of deeds dating from 1759-1851.
    • Families represented include: Wells, Downs, Swezey, Howell, Ferry, Corwin, Tuthill, Hallock, and Youngs.

  • Long Island Legal Documents CollectionSC 403
    • Legal records, including bail pleas, licenses, notices of court appearances, court minutes, subpoenas, lists of jurors, and petitions.
    • Geographic coverage: Queens County (Long Island), NY.
    • Date coverage: 1784 - 1846.
    • Size of collection: 2 cubic feet.
    • Surnames include Kissam, Nicolls, Roe, Sammis, Smith, Titus, Townsend, Van Wyck, Wickes, Willet, and Wyckoff.   
  • Long Island National Organization for Women. Nassau Chapter (NY) SC 248
    • Records, 1970-1974.
    • 3.6 cubic ft.
    • Correspondence and files of the Nassau County, NY, chapter of the National Organization for Women.
  • Long Island Pride Parade, Inc. - Gay and Lesbian Community Collection SC 380
    • 3 cubic ft.
    • Correspondence, flyers, memorabilia, and meeting minutes.
    • Donated by Long Island Pride, Inc. in September, 2004.

  • Lowry, Margerie Bonner SC 101/22
    • Photocopied typescript [ca. 1950]
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (455 p.)
    • "Tender is the Night," a film by Margerie Bonner and Malcolm Lowry, from the novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
    • This script was never made into a moving picture.; Cf. Malcolm Lowry, Notes on a screenplay for F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night. Bloomfield Hills, Mich.: B. Clark, 1976.

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  • Markell, Robert J., 1924 - SC 404
    • A collection of manuscript and published material that documents the prolific career of art director, set designer, producer, and five-time Emmy Award winner Robert Markell.
    • The archive is comprised of production material for stage, film and television, including: sketches; set designs; photographs; and multimedia, ca. 1940s-1980s. Formats represented are: film; framed gouache artwork; original production designs issued on tissue, cardstock, and paper; professional studio photographs; film and television scripts; and correspondence.
    • 15 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Sub-group and series arrangement by material type and format.
    • Donated by Robert Markell in September 2006.
  • Merrick and Jamaica Plank Road Company (NY) SC 282
    • Financial records, 1852-1888.
    • 1.35 cubic ft. (~1000 items)
    • Organization: Series.
    • A toll road that operated 1852-ca. 1888 between Merrick and Jamaica, New York
    • Chiefly bills, receipts, and toll gate receipts; together with correspondence, agreements, financial statements, land purchases, maps, notices, orders, petitions, proposals, specifications, stock dividend payment schedules, stockholder proceedings, and a workbook. Many of the bills are for road construction.
  • Mid-Suffolk National Organization for Women (Suffolk County, NY) SC 258
    • Records, [ca.1970-1980]
    • 8.8 cubic ft.
    • Correspondence, subject files, minutes, published materials, newsletters, clippings, and related materials collected and produced by a National Organization for Women (NOW) chapter based in Suffolk County, New York
  • Millenson, Roy SC 373
    • Legislative and Press Assistant to Representative Jacob K. Javits, January 1949 through October 1955; Legislative Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant to Senator Jacob K. Javits, January 1957 through October 1959; Minority Staff Director, Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, February 1965 through December 1974.
    • Subject files, press releases, and clipping.
    • 0.3 cubic feet

  • Miller, Charles Henry SC 366
    • New York and Long Island Landscapes.
    • 45 plates; 49 cm.
    • By Charles Henry Miller, etched by August Barry.
    • Published in New York in 1889?.
  • Miller, Joaquin, 1841-1913 SC 101/26
    • Autographed published volume, 1913 [date of inscription]
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 vol. xix, 327 p. front., plates, 23 cm.)
    • Printed volume, "The complete poetical works of Joaquin Miller," (Rev. ed. San Francisco, The Whitaker & Ray company, 1902), with autograph inscription and a note to W.S. Hughes, and clippings of Miller's obituary.
  • Moeller, Henry W.  SC 432
    • Manuscripts, slides, and files.
    • Subjects: HMS Culloden shipwreck (Montauk, NY: 1781), Long Island history, United States of America flag.
    • Donated by Dr. Henry W. Moeller in 2009.
    • 5 cubic ft.
    • Organization: series arrangement by subject.
  • Moran, Daniel Thomas, 1957 - SC 392
    • Manuscripts, journals and notebooks, correspondence, and published works authored by Daniel Thomas Moran.
    • 10 cubic ft.
    • Organization: series arrangement by document type.
  • Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 SC 323
    • Papers.
    • 13 cubic ft.
    • This collection was assembled by Elisabeth Post Morrow as part of a Christopher Morley collection of books, manuscripts, ephemera.
    • Manuscripts, books printed ephemera, dealer and trade catalogs and periodicals including contributions by and about Christopher Morley.
  • Mount Sinai Harbor Conservation League (NY) SC 240
    • Records, 1974-1975.
    • 0.4 cubic ft.
    • Environmental action organization founded by Daniel T. Grinnell, of Mount Sinai, New York The League fought unsuccessfully to raise money to purchase land to prevent development.
    • Correspondence, financial statements, contracts, legal documents, survey maps, newspaper clippings and other materials related to attempts to preserve a portion of land adjacent to Mount Sinai Harbor.
  • Movements Ephemera Collection SC 144
    • Newsletters, pamphlets, flyers, brochures, and newspapers pertaining to 20th century political and social movements.
    • 16 cubic ft.
    • Alphabetical arrangement by title.
  • Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973  SC 216
    • Papers, circa 1895-1965.
    • 3.35 cubic ft.
    • Naturalist, scientist and environmentalist.
    • Correspondence, typescripts, photographs, negatives, notebooks, journals, book reviews and slides concerning the worldwide travels and natural history studies of a Long Island (New York) naturalist.

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  • Nassau-Suffolk Regional Planning Board (New York) SC 299
    • 0.4 cubic ft.
  • Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 SC 101/16
    • Typescript, 1954.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (7, 1 p.)
    • Presentation copy of poem by Neruda, "Aquí estoy," written in 1935.
    • Poem is dated 2 April 1935. "La presenta copia, efectuada por Fernando Rivera Zavala, fué transcrita de otra, facilitada por José María Souviron, a quien un amigo del poeta se la remitió. Neruda aprobó su texto y autenticidad, empleándose para reproducirla papel del siglo XVII que perteneciera a Don José Toribio Medina y Zavala. 1954."
    • Spanish.
  • New York Civil Liberties Union. Suffolk County (NY) ChapterSC 226
    • Records, 1966-1974.
    • 2 cubic ft.
    • Legal activist organization dedicated to the protection of constitutional rights for United States citizens.
    • Minutes, office and client correspondence, secretary's and committee files, clippings, agendas, brochures, press releases, flyers, reports, notes, and American Civil Liberties Union publications and artifacts.
  • Newman, Jacqueline M. Chinese Cookbook Collection SC 365
    • Over 7,000 items relating to Chinese food history and herbal medicine, including the largest English-language Chinese cookbook collection in existence (over 3,000), journals and magazines, videos, and filmstrips.
    • Donated in 2002 by professor, author, and food historian Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman.

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  • Parsons and Company (Queens, NY)  SC 287
    • Parsons & Sons records, 1774-[ca.1884] 1850-1880 (bulk)
    • 6 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Arranged by content.
    • The Parsons family operated a dry goods business in Manhattan. In the early 19th century, the family established a horticulture business in Queens. Parsons & Co. was dissolved in 1872.
    • Bills, inventories, journals, ledgers, letterbooks, financial records, payroll records, receipts, daybooks, invoices, and related records of the Parsons family's businesses.
  • Payne, Robert, 1911-1983  SC 293
    • Papers, [ca.1900]-1983.
    • 78 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series.
    • Author, biographer, poet, translator.
    • Literary manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, and related materials. Includes extensive correspondence with, and biographical materials relating to Mr. Payne's parents, Stephen and Mireille (Dorey) Payne.
  • Perishable Press Limited.  SC 214
    • Records and papers, 1965-1980.
    • 22 cubic ft.
    • The private press of Walter S. Hamady, a papermaker, printer, publisher of unusual books by hand, artist, and teacher. Founded while a student at Wayne State University in 1964, continued during graduate study at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Detroit, Mich., and subsequently in Mt. Horeb, Wisc., Mary Louise Laird Hamady jointly operated the press for a period of time.
    • Correspondence with authors, poets, typesetters, binders, papermakers, and other businesses; drafts, manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, dummies, and galleys of materials submitted to and rejected or published by The Perishable Press Ltd. Correspondents include Jane Augustine, Leonard Baskin, Jack Beal, Paul Blackburn, Robert Creeley, J.V. Cunningham, Harry Duncan, Robert Duncan, George Economou, Loren Eiseley, Mitchell Goodman, Donald Hall, Walter Hall, Sam Hamod, Michael Heller, William Heyen, David Kherdian, Galway Kinnell, Elizabeth Kner, Ellen Lanyon, James Laughlin, Denise Levertov, Harry Lewis, Robert Lowell, Khatchik Minasian, Toby Olson, George Oppen, Joel Oppenheimer, Rochelle Owens, Harry Mark Petrakis, Jerome Rothenberg, Norman Russell, Armand Schwerner, William DeWitt Snodgrass, Gary Snyder, Gilbert Sorrentino, William Edgar Stafford, Christopher Stephens, Louis Szathmary II, W. Thomas Taylor, Robert Vas Dias, Diane Wakoski, Keith Waldrop, Rosmarie Waldrop, John Wieners. Included are personal diaries of Walter S. Hamady, as well as personal correspondence and materials about exhibits of his art work, and some files relating to his teaching career as a professor of art at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
  • Pocket Maps Collection  SC 360
    • A collection of 19th and 20th century maps representative of the United States and Canada.
    • 5 cubic ft.
    • Alphabetical arrangement.

  • Political Buttons Collection (A) SC 369
    • Alphabetical arrangement.
    • Donated by Judge Stuart Namm in 2003.

  • Political Buttons Collection (B) SC 452
    • Two oversized pins of Jacob Javits (for United States Senator, circa 1956) and Nelson Rockefeller (for governor of New York, circa 1958).
    • Radius: 9 inches.
    • Donated by Dorothy Swann in 2014.
  • Preservation Society of the East End (Suffolk County, NY)  SC 251
    • Records [ca.1965-1975]
    • 3 cubic ft.
    • Eastern Long Island, NY, environmental action organization founded in 1965, merged into the Group for America's South Fork in 1975.
    • Minute books and office records of an environmental group based in East Hampton, New York

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  • Rattiner, Daniel  SC 411
    • Papers, research notes, manuscripts, correspondence, and newspapers, ca. 1966-2008.
    • 80 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Series arrangement by document type and format.
    • A collection of manuscript and published material that documents the career of noted Long Island, NY author, editor, and publisher Daniel Rattiner, founder of Dan's Papers
  • Richards, William C., 1927-1985 SC 274
    • Papers, 1972-1979.
    • 9 cubic ft.
    • Member of the Suffolk County (New York) Legislature, 1976-1982, Republican-Conservative from Kings Park with an office in Smithtown, representing the 7th Legislative District, and presiding officer, 1980-1982.
    • Papers, legislative resolutions, committee minutes, and office files dealing with local issues.
  • Rogers, William H., 1922?-1986 SC 238
    • Papers, 1963-1975.
    • 27.6 cubic ft.
    • Town of Brookhaven, NY, Republican councilman, 1964-1975, and chief assessor, 1962-1963.
    • Office files.
  • Ryder, Charles SC 101/27
    • Typescript, 19--.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Bound typescript of poem, "Idols," 19--.
    • XXX numbered poems.

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  • Sage, James SC 288
    • 2.8 cubic ft.
  • Sailor, Vance Lewis, 1920-1997  SC 328
    • Senior physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory and among the founders of Suffolk Scientists for Cleaner Power and Safer Environment, Energy Education Exponents, and Citizens for an Orderly Energy Policy
    • 9 cubic ft.
    • Includes personal correspondence, speeches, and press clippings, as well as documents pertaining to the Shoreham Nuclear Plant, The Long Island Lighting Company, and lawsuits initiated by Citizens for an Orderly Energy Policy.
    • Acquired from Mrs. Marguerite Sailor in 1998.
  • Sauer, Claire, 1930- SC 265
    • Papers, 1971-1977.
    • 18 cubic ft.
    • Member of the Suffolk County, NY Legislature, 1975-1977, Democrat from Huntington, representing the 17th Legislative District. Sauer chaired the Legislative and Personnel Committees, and served on the Finance and the Education and Youth Committees. A civic activist, she chaired the Suffolk County Charter Revision Commission and was active in the Suffolk County chapter of the League of Women Voters.
    • Correspondence, reports, press releases, memoranda, minutes, clippings and miscellaneous government documents of a county legislator.
  • Sayvetz, Joel SC 101/15
    • Typescript, 1935?
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (124 ll.)
    • Typescript of "A decade of mass pressure; the story of the organized movement of unemployed groups in Chicago." First part, 1930-1935. Chicago, undated.
  • Seyfried, Vincent F.  SC 400
    • Papers, notebooks, reports, newspaper clippings, and timetables pertaining to railroads and trolleys in New York, specifically Long Island, the five borroughs of New York City, and the Hudson Valley; circa 1883-1939.
    • 9 linear ft.
    • Historian and author.
  • Shannon, Harold J.  SC 300
    • Field notebooks, 1910-1936.
    • 1 cubic ft.
    • Artist and naturalist.
  • Shope, Roger, collector. SC 250
    • Papers, 1971-1975.
    • 7.5 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Partial arrangement by format.
    • Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Citizen's Advisory Committee of the Long Island Sound Study of the New England River Basins Commission. The New England River Basins Commission was a federal/state planning commission composed of members from the six New England states and New York, as well as ten federal agencies and six interstate and regional agencies. It was a coordinating agency for water and related land resource regional planning. The Long Island Sound Regional Study was established to help appropriate state and local agencies plan and manage their coastal resources.
    • Files and publications, including correspondence, memoranda, drafts, reports, pamphlets, clippings, completed surveys, survey analyses, press releases and publications.

  • [Slave] Indentured Servant Contract, Southampton, Long Island, New York, 1798   SC 340

  • Skidmore, William A. and David William   SC 449
    • correspondence, legal documents, deeds, and other paper-based files, 1791-1939; geographic coverage includes the City of New York and Ohio.
    • 0.9 cubic ft.

  • Smolker, Robert Eliot, 1923-1985  (see also Environmental Defense Fund Archive)
    • Research files, correspondence, financial documents, newsletters, clippings and memos, 1967-1985.
    • 4.07 linear ft.
    • Professor of biology, State University of New York at Stony Brook; founder and board member, Environmental Defense Fund.
    • Personal files, and records relating to founding and leadership in the Environmental Defense Fund.
  • Soper, Oliver, 1740-1821  SC 427
    • Autographed documents signed by Oliver Soper (d. August 8, 1821).
    • Captain in the 13th Continental Infantry in Massachusetts (under Colonel Joseph Read) from January 1, 1776 to December 31, 1776. Soper's company served in Israel Putnam's Division at Long Island (August 27), manning the defenses in Brooklyn Heights.
    • Document 1: dated August 13, 1776 (Brooklyn); 2pp.; dimensions: 6" x 8".
    • Document 2: dated August 26, 1776 (Brooklyn), 2pp.; dimensions: 6.25" x 7.75".
    • Acquired from Heritage Auction Galleries in October 2008.

  • Southampton Fresh Air Home   SC 386
    • Papers, 1910-2009.
    • 4 cubic feet.
    • The Southampton Fresh Air Home is a not-for-profit residential camp for physically challenged youth founded in 1901 and located in Southampton, Long Island, NY.
    • Office files and records.

  • Southold, Long Island, New York: Collection of Books, Manuscript, and Ephemeral material related to the Grange, or the Patrons of Husbandry, 1874  SC 347 
    • Materials dating from 1874-1878.
    • 0.5 cubic ft.
  • Squires, Edward Lewis, (1844-1934)  SC 421
    • Two manuscript diaries, dated 1863-1864.
    • Dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
    • Long Island resident stationed in New York, Virginia, and Coles Island, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina during the Civil War; Private Company G, 127th Regiment, New York Volunteers.
  • Steinberg, Mildred SC 256
    • Papers, [ca.1974]-1977.
    • 14 cubic ft.
    • Member of the Suffolk County (New York) Legislature, 1974-1978, Democrat from East Setauket, representing the 5th Legislative District.
    • Office files and records. 

  • Steinberg, Rafael SC 361 
    • Collaborator on Javits: The Autobiography of a Public Man.
    • 5.3 cubic ft.
    • Manuscript drafts, interviews, audio-cassettes, and research files.
  • Suffolk County (NY). Legislature. Committees SC 275
    • Minutes, hearings.
    • 14.4 cubic ft.
  • Suffolk Inter-religious Coalition on Housing, Inc. (NY)  SC 290
    • Records, 1977-1983. 1979-1983 (bulk)
    • 0.4 cubic ft.
    • An association of religious leaders and private citizens interested in establishing low-cost, affordable housing throughout Suffolk County. The Suffolk Interreligious Coalition on Housing (SICOH) was founded in 1977 and is affiliated with The Inter-religious Coalition on Housing, a nationwide housing network.
    • Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, news clippings, and pamphlets of an activist citizens' organization.
  • Suffolk Symphonic Society (NY)  SC 269
    • Records, 1961-1979.
    • 19.9 cubic ft.
    • A non-profit organization in western Suffolk County, New York It was incorporated in 1962 to promote musical appreciation and to stimulate young artists. In 1980, it merged with the Long Island Symphony to create the Long Island Philharmonic. Clayton Westermann served as its long-time conductor.
    • Correspondence, memoranda, financial records, minutes, press releases, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, advertisements, and related materials of a local symphonic society and its successor, the Long Island Philharmonic.

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  • Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835. SC 381
    • George Washington's chief spymaster.
    • Autographed document, signed. Weathersfield, July 8, 1781.
    • Docketed and endorsed on verso. 1 leaf, 14 x 21 cm.

  • Tarifán, Vicente Tomás, compiler. SC 101/30
    • Autos de fé en Valencia, 1753.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (2 v.)
    • Holograph compilation by Vicente Tomás Tarifán and Tomas Guell of autos-de-fe held in the Convento de Predicadores of Valencia from June 11, 1718 to August, 1753.
    • Narración histórica del Auto público de Fé que el Sto. Tribunal de la Inquisición, celebrado en el Conto de Predicadores de Valencia el día 26 Agosto siendo Prior el M.R.P.M. Fr. Vincente Agullo en 1753.; Title: v.2, p.111.
    • Spanish.
  • Townsend, Howard, 1858-1935. SC 101/23
    • Memoir, 1916.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Bound typescript of autobiographical memoir by Howard Townsend (1858-1935), "For my children." New York City, 1916. Recollections of an old New York family.
    • Spine title.
  • Townsend, Howard, 1858-1935. SC 101/24
    • Memorial volume, 1935.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Carbon typescript memorial volume, including transcripts of biographical information about Howard Townsend, correspondence, and letters of condolence to Mrs. Townsend.
  • Tratado 6o de la cosmografía y descripción del universo.  SC 101/1
    • Spanish cosmology manuscript, [ca.1750]
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Manuscript textbook on cosmology and physical geography.
    • Libro 1. De los principios Generi de la Esphera. - Libro 2. De la Geografía. - Libro 3. De la Idografía [sic; i.e. Hidrografía] o Náutica. - Libro 4. En que se trata de algunas cosas pentenecientes del tiempo.; "Siglo XVIII. En 4o, pergamino, 178 folios, con láminas plegadas." 21 cm. Duodecimo (unpaged) First 3 and last 2 leaves blank. Twelve diagrams, all folding.; Written by several hands in various shades of brown ink on both sides of each leaf.; Cf. Rodriguez (Estanislao) Catálogo... no. 140, p.60.
    • Spanish.

  • Turmoil Radio Collection  SC 440
    • Archive of the world's longest running punk rock and hardcore music radio program.
    • Founded by Steven Kreitzer, it aired on Stony Brook University's campus radio station, WUSB (90.1 FM) from December 1980 through May 29, 2004.
    • 100 cubic feet of items that document the Turmoil radio program; contents include correspondence, business files, sound recordings, magazines, fanzines, posters, broadsides, ephemera, textiles, and artifacts.
  • Turner, Joyce Moore  SC 261
    • Papers, 1957-1982.
    • 21.6 cubic ft.
    • Community and civil rights activist, Suffolk County, New York
    • Materials related to the Suffolk County, New York, Task Force on Hospitals and Related Services, the South Brookhaven Health Council, the Nassau-Suffolk Comprehensive Health Planning Agency, and the Nassau-Suffolk Health Systems Agency. Includes reports, grant applications, minutes, by-laws and related records. Also includes files from the Suffolk County Economic Opportunity Commission.
  • Twist, John, 1885-1976. SC 101/13
    • Mimeographed manuscript [ca.1939]
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Screenwriter.
    • The Great Man Votes. RKO Radio Pictures. Screenplay from a story by Gordon Malherbe Hillman. Presentation copy to Whitney Bolton, with autograph signatures of most of the principals involved in the 1939 production of the moving picture, including John Barrymore, Garson Kanin, and Pandro S. Berman.

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  • Union Free School District No.5, Levittown, NY SC 235
    • Records, 1952-1954.
    • 0.8 cubic ft.
    • Collected and donated by Jerome Levitan, President of the School Board of the Union Free School District no. 5, Board of Education, Levittown (New York)
    • Correspondence, papers and printed materials

  • United Farm Workers Union Controversy SC 145
    • Bibliography.
    • 0.3 cubic ft.

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  • Van Liew, Barbara, 1911-2005  SC 367
    • Research notes, files, books, and a set of the newsletter Preservation Notes, founded by Mrs. Barbara Ferris Van Liew.
    • Author; architectural historian; preservationist; and Historian of Head of the Harbor, New York.
    • Donated by Mrs. Barbara Ferris Van Liew, April 2002.
    • 2 cubic ft.
  • Verzyl, Kenneth H., 1922-1978. SC 253
    • Papers, 1969-1976.
    • 19.4 cubic ft.
    • Village trustee, 1969, and mayor of the Village of Asharoken, 1970-1976, Town of Huntington, Suffolk County (New York)
    • Administrative papers.
  • Vetere, Richard, 1952-  SC 375
    • Papers, 1965-2001.
    • 12.6 cubic ft.
    • A collection of the author's published and unpublished screenplays, plays, and poetry; notebooks; correspondence; and memoranda.

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  • Washington, George, 1732-1799. SC 402
    • Letter signed as Commander in Chief to Major Benjamin Tallmadge, Headquarters, Westpoint, 24 September 1779.
    • 3 1/2pp.; folio; text in the hand of aide James McHenry and docketed upon receipt by Major Tallmadge.
    • Acquired at auction in May 2006.

  • Washington, George, 1732-1799. SC 429
    • Letter signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, to Major Benjamin Tallmadge, Headquarters, Bergen County, 16 September 1780.
    • 1 page; folio; docketed upon receipt by Major Tallmadge.
    • Acquired at auction in February 2009.

  • Welch, Richard F. SC 420
    • Photographs of gravestones; manuscripts, journals and notebooks, correspondence, and published works.
    • 5 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Richard F. Welch in 2008.

  • White, Claire Nicolas, 1925- SC 417
    • Manuscripts, journals and notebooks, correspondence, and published works.
    • 10 cubic ft.
    • Donated by Claire Nicolas White in 2006.

  • Wilcox, Phebe Almira SC 101/37
    • Album, 1836-1840.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (1 v.)
    • Autograph album with verses, some essays, illustrations, and a newspaper notice of Phebe Almira Wilcox's death.

  • William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection
  • Williamson, John M., 1787-1878 SC 303
    • Papers, 1779-1877.
    • 1.6 cubic ft.
    • Organization: By series, arranged primarily alphabetically.
    • A lawyer and politician in Suffolk County, New York, Williamson served as Supervisor of the Town of Brookhaven, a member of the New York State Assembly, a Judge of the Court of Sessions, and Inspector of Elections.
    • Family and professional correspondence, estate and guardianship materials, Town of Brookhaven and Suffolk County records, legal documents, and financial records of a prominent citizen of Stony Brook, Long Island, New York
  • Wilson, John Anthony Burgess  SC 101/29
    • Uncorrected proof copy, 1962.
    • 0.1 cubic ft. (285 pp., 18 cm.)
    • The Wanting Seed by Anthony Burgess. London, Heinemann, 1962.
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Central Suffolk Branch (NY)  SC 223
    • Records, 1965-1973.
    • 2.15 cubic ft.
    • Papers, scrapbooks, pamphlets, posters, and miscellaneous materials reflecting activities opposing United States involvement in the Vietnamese Conflict, helping the activities of UNICEF, and supporting the 1972 Democratic presidential campaign of George S. McGovern.

  • Woodhull, Nathaniel, 1722-1776  SC 406
    • Letter written by Nathaniel Woodhull (1722-1776) to Major General Philip Schuyler (1733-1804).
    • Dated 4 March 1776 and signed "Nathl Woodhull, Presidt."
    • Dimensions: one page, 22.5 x 37 cm.
    • Acquired at auction in May 2006.

  • World War I Collection  SC 342
    • Early 20th century collection of photographs, maps, and ephemeral materials documenting World War I.
    • 1 scrapbook; 126 black and white photographs; maps. 
    • Donated by Leighton H. Coleman, III.

  • WUSB 90.1 FM: Abbie Kearse Collection   SC 456
    • Reel-to-reel audio recordings; program guide.
    • Programs produced in 1982; a blend of music and the interviews conducted with musicians Billy Idol, David Johansen, and Eric Bloom of Blue Oyster Cult. 
    • Donated by Abbie Kearse.

  • Wurster, Charles F., 1930- (see also Environmental Defense Fund Archive)
    • Research files, correspondence, financial documents, newsletters, clippings and memos, 1942-2006.
    • 26 linear ft.
    • Professor of biology, State University of New York at Stony Brook; founder and board of trustees member, Environmental Defense Fund.
    • Personal files, and records relating to founding and leadership in the Environmental Defense Fund.
    • Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University.
  • Wylie, Andrew, 1947- , collector  SC 217
    • Giuseppe Ungaretti collection, 1968-1972.
    • 0.8 cubic ft.
    • Andrew Wylie is a poet and Ungaretti's official translator. Giuseppe Ungaretti was a poet, translator and professor of Italian literature. Wylie edited the spring 1970 issue of "Agenda," which was dedicated to Ungaretti.
    • Correspondence, drafts of poems and translations, newsletters, programs, photographs, clippings, telegrams, audio tapes, and phonodiscs related to Ungaretti's reading tour of the United States in 1969.
    • Croatian, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish.

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  • Yeats, William Butler, 1865-1939. SC 294
    • Papers, 1775-1973.
    • 58 cubic ft.
    • Organization: Arranged in three subgroups: I. Papers relating to William Butler Yeats; II. Papers relating to Yeats family members and relatives; III. Papers relating to friends and associates of William Butler Yeats.
    • Irish poet and playwright, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.
    • Photocopies of microfilmed manuscripts, correspondence, documents, printed materials, memorabilia, music, drawings, sketches, still pictures, and portraits of William Butler Yeats, his family, and his friends.
    • Transferred from the Center for Contemporary Arts and Literature in 1983; Arrangement and description based on photocopies.
    • Permission required for more than 25 photocopies.
    • Access the Chadwyck-Healey electronic W.B. Yeats Collection (Stony Brook Affiliates only).

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