Marist College

Marist College

3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, United States
The Archives and Special Collections, located in the James A. Cannavino Library, holds research and primary resource materials. The strength and focus of our collections are in areas that reflect and support the teaching and research needs of students, faculty, staff, and researchers in the Marist Community.

Collection Sampling

Lowell Thomas Film Collection, 1919-1975

The Lowell Thomas Film Collection encompasses a wide range of materials documenting the travels of Lowell Thomas and Lowell Thomas Jr. These materials include 35mm motion picture prints and negatives, 16mm motion picture film and ¼ inch audio tape.
Collection ID: NPKMC-222-111

1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration Collection, 1901-2009, bulk 1908-1910

The 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration Collection, c. 1901-2009, contains materials and souvenirs associated with the commemorative celebration. The Hudson-Fulton Celebration commemorated the 300th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s discovery of the Hudson River and the 100th anniversary of Robert Fulton’s first successful commercial application of the paddle steamboat. The collection was created by Allen Fink and Susan Bette Fink (nee Budson). They devoted years to researching and collecting Hudson-Fulton Celebration items to create a comprehensive collection of materials telling the event's story.
Collection ID: NPKMC-224-111

Clove Spring Iron Works, 1870-1904

The Clove Spring Iron Works papers cover the day to day business operations of the company between the years 1870-1904. The papers include a variety of materials including business correspondence, telegraphs, contracts, legal documents, bills, receipts, checks, vouchers, deposit slips, balance sheets, payments, postcards, construction blueprints, paychecks, order records, invitations, tax receipts, weights of coal, price lists, account statements, lease agreements, insurance, and annual reports.
Collection ID: NPKMC-219-191

Student Theatre Collection, 1960 - 2008

The Student Theatre Collection consists of plays, both amateur (student) written plays and professional theatre productions. The student written plays were developed under the direction of Gerard A. Cox. Also included are several videotapes of the Marist College Council on Theatre Arts productions and the annual Spring Festival featuring productions of student written plays, theatre production programs, and a manuscript by Gerard A. Cox covering the history of the theatre program at Marist College from its inception in 1960 through 2008.

Collection ID: NPkMC-224-069

John Tillman Collection, 1927-1936, 1957-1966

John Tillman was a long-time reporter, anchor and announcer for WB 11 WPIX News in New York from its start-up in 1948 until 1967. This collection contains records of news reports, original 16mm film cores, and quarter inch audio news reels, all pertaining to the reporting and news casting of John Tillman for WPIX New York through the years of 1948 to 1967.
Collection ID: NPkMC-225-022

Thomas Steininger Collection, 1937 - 1966

This collection contains various mementos collected by Thomas Steininger throughout his years with the Marist Brothers in St. Ann’s Hermitage. Included in the collection are pamphlets, letters and various religious mementos from the Marist Brothers.
Collection ID: NPkMC-224-066

Lowell Thomas Papers: Textual Materials, 1789 - 1984, bulk 1900 - 1981

The Lowell Thomas Papers encompasses a wide range of materials documenting the life, family, and professional career of Lowell Thomas. These materials include correspondence, administrative and financial documents, manuscripts, printed materials, photographic materials, motion picture films, audio recordings, and memorabilia.
Collection ID: npkmc-225-061

Rick Whitesell Record Collection, 1930s - 1980s

Rick Whitesell turned a childhood passion into a diverse musical career. His love of music led him to assemble a collection of records, or more appropriately, a collection of music, spanning five decades, dating back to the late 1920s. The collection consists of over 3,500 records and follows the development of music for more than fifty years. Also included in the collection are issues of "Goldmine" magazine, where Rick served as an editor and feature writer, as well as some audio and video tapes containing interviews and performances.
Collection ID: NPKMC-332-172

Hudson River Valley Commission Collection: Records Relating to the Storm King Case, 1966 – 1967

The Hudson River Valley Commission was a New York State Agency, established by the Legislature in 1966, to coordinate planning along the Hudson River and to encourage the balanced development of the Valley’s land and resources. The HRVC collection consists of testimony, exhibits, legal briefs, opinions& orders, publicity materials, and stenographer’s reports concerning the Storm King decision.
Collection ID: NPKMC-221-102

On the River Collection, 1986 - 1993

"On the River" was a documentary TV series concerning the Hudson River and its surroundings. It was developed to inform people about the River as an economical and a recreational resource.
Collection ID: NPkMC-222-082