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
At the Manhattan College Alumni Banquet, actress Ann Blyth and College President Brother Gregory Nugent are seated at a large dais and are having a discussion.  Brother Gregory wears his religious garb and Ms. Blyth has a fancy fur shawl and she is holding the Alumni Banquet Program.  In front of them is the first course made up of fruit in fancy silver cups.

Image of the Month: May

Alumni Banquet, May 1965

Actress and singer Ann Blyth and Manhattan College President Brother Gregory Nugent share a moment at the 96th Annual Alumni Banquet held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.  Ms. Blyth was in attendance with her husband, Dr. James McNulty ’40, who was celebrating his 25th reunion.  The impressive dinner was enjoyed by over three hundred religious and lay people.  According to the menu, the first course, captured in the photograph, features a “supreme of fresh fruit Lucullus attractively decorate with berries of the season served on ice in silver cups.”


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