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Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary Sources: Marist Archives and Special Collections

Marist Archives and Special Collections

In accordance with the mission statement of Marist College the Archives and Special Collections serves the College and local community by collecting, preserving, providing access to, and interpreting research and primary resource material that reflect and support the teaching and research needs of the students, faculty, staff, and researchers in the Marist Community.

Collections represent areas including:

  • Communications
  • History
  • Environmental history and conservation
  • Music and theatre
  • Marist College history and heritage
  • Rare books

Understanding a Finding Aid

Each collection is represented by a finding aid.  You can prepare for your visit to the Marist Archives and Special Collections by identify the box or boxes of material you would like to access for your research as listed in the finding aid.

A finding aid describes and identifies the original materials and records found in a collection.  View the finding aid of a collection to find background information and history of the materials and details about how they are organized. 


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