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Hudson River Valley Heritage

About this collection

This collection documents the history of higher education in the town of New Paltz, from the establishment of the first New Paltz Academy in 1828, to the present State University of New York at New Paltz.

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Browse The Sojourner Truth Library Historic Photograph Collection - This collection consists of almost 200 print photographs of various sizes and photographic processes. The photographs document the history of higher education in the town of New Paltz, from the establishment of the first New Paltz Academy in 1828, to the present State University of New York at New Paltz. Highlights from that collection are included here on the HRVH site.

Browse the Pauline Nuzzolezze Staiano '52 Photo Album Collection - This collection features pages from a photo album that was a gift to Pauline Nuzzolezze Staiano ’52 from her roommate Rosemary Sheprow Gross ’52. This album documents their time as students in the New Paltz State Teachers College.

Browse the Laura Abigail (Abbie) Gosline Scrapbook - Eighty-five page scrapbook created by Laura Abigail (Abbie) Gosline during her time at the State Normal School at New Paltz, N.Y. from 1915-1917. It includes accounts of parties and events that occurred while she was in school. Pages also include event programs, invitations to parties and graduations, school assignments and other memorabilia of her time in New Paltz.

Exhibits:

Education in a Valley Fair - This exhibit explores the growth of education in the New Paltz area from the early Huguenot days through the twentieth century. It is a collaborate effort of the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection at Elting Library, Historic Huguenot Street and the Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz, and is based on materials from their respective collections.

 
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