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
A group of young men playing football.

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As Clear as Mud, Manhattan Football 1930s

While it may seem difficult now to fathom a Jasper football squad, in the 1930s, Manhattan was a powerhouse on the gridiron.  With schedules and attendance soaring, Manhattan ranked among the important football-playing colleges of the East and gained a measure of national prominence.  Here, a muddied Jasper squad squares off against an undiscernible foe on Ebbets Field, the legendary baseball stadium of the Brooklyn Dodgers, which was also home base for Manhattan College's football team. 


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