State University of New York, College at New Paltz

State University of New York, College at New Paltz

Sojourner Truth Library
300 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561, United States
Special Collections of the Sojourner Truth Library collects unique, unusual, or rare materials that support instruction and independent study for students, faculty and residents of the surrounding communities. The Special Collection contains over 5,500 volumes plus materials reflecting the history of SUNY New Paltz and the surrounding region. The College History Collection includes over 300 cubic feet of archival and manuscript materials as well as a collection of hundreds of photographs and negatives.

Recently added Collections

William J. Haggerty Papers, 1925 - 1975, bulk 1944 - 1966

William J. Haggerty was President of the College from 1944-1966. Primarily includes papers from his association with State Universiyy of New York College at New Paltz and also some papers from his earlier positions. Also includes correspondence files of Haggerty's assistant, Robert C. Davidson, 1960-1967; and the files of his predecessor, Dr. Lawrence H Van den Berg, 1925-1943

Sojourner Truth Collection, 1852 - 2001, bulk 1970 - 1989

A collection of copies of materials related to Sojourner Truth.

Innovative Studies Program Papers, September, 1972 - 1983

This is a collection of the papers related to the Innovative Studies Program that ran on the SUNY New Paltz Campus from approximately 1973 to 1983, Dr. Alvin S. Konigsberg served as the Program's director. Innovative Studies was a program offering experimental courses and fieldwork, taught by faculty, other professionals, and community people.