Archives & Special Collections

Manhattan College serves as the final repository for the historical records of Manhattan College and the Brothers of the Christian Schools (also known as the Christian Brothers or the De La Salle Christian Brothers). The College houses the following archival collections:

  • Archives of Manhattan College
  • Archives of the De La Salle Christian Brothers of the legacy New York (NY) District
  • Archives of the De La Salle Christian Brothers of the legacy Long Island-New England (LI-NE) District
  • Christian Brothers of the Midwest District Archives
  • Lasallian Research Collection
  • District of Eastern North America (DENA) Archives
  • Archives of the Christian Brothers Conference
Three young men stand at a payphone bank and talk on the phone, with their backs to the camera.

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St. Mary’s College, 1970

High-tech communication in 1970 at St. Mary’s College in Winona, Minnesota consisted of payphones in the common area of the dorms.   Although now an artefact of the past, pay phones were necessary fixtures on college campuses, particularly when looking for a job or a date on Saturday night or if parents needed to get in touch.  


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