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Archives of SUNY Brockport (The Rose Archives)

A guide to the archival collections of the College.


About the archives...


Please note that some portions of the online materials will be unavailable after August 31,2021 while we migrate to a new platform.

The Rose Archives of SUNY Brockport are housed in Drake Memorial Library, and consist of the historical collections and records of the school. From its early days before the Civil War as a "Collegiate Institute" to the comprehensive college of today Brockport has a long and distinguished history.

These unique primary documents cover a wide range of topics, from the history of a particular academic program, the origins of  the college radio station or the Stylus newspaper, to team sports like football, biographical information on former faculty and ongoing programs like Writers' Forum. As of August, 2021, we are revising the finding aid for the collection, and expect to post it on this site soon.

If you have questions about the college and its history email See also the archive web pages; soon, you will will be able to view our digital collections as well.

Note: Please bear in mind that the college has always been a part of the surrounding society, sharing in the attitudes and practices of the day. Thus these historical records may on occasion contain material that today would be considered offensive or inappropriate. See the "Context Alert" page in this guide for more information. 

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2021 1:34 PM