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
One side of a very cluttered-filled library of books and serials and desks.

Image of the Month: December

The Library at St. Joseph’s Normal Institute, 1927

Books and serials pile up in the cluttered library at St. Joseph’s Normal Institute (Christian Brothers Training College in Pocantico Hills, NY.  In 1904, the Brothers of the Christian Schools purchased the property from John D. Rockefeller in Westchester County and established their Novitiate upon Buttermilk Hill, the highest point in the county.   The Novitiate became home to boys and young men who were studying and preparing themselves to become Christian Brothers.

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