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 handful of male students gather around three video game machines in Thomas Hall.

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Space Invaders Anyone?  1981

A new video game room was established outside of Plato’s Cave, on the first floor of Thomas Hall.  When students returned from winter break in January 1981, popular arcade games like Space Invaders and Missile Command awaited them.  Throughout the year tournaments were held and pizza prizes awarded.  The impromptu arcade proved very popular, especially among the male students.  

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