Lavery Library Special Collections
at St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. Lavery Library was dedicated in 1975.
Lavery Library Special Collections Contact Information:Special Collections Webpage
Michelle Price, Outreach and Special Collections Librarian
Special Collections Mission Statement
Lavery Library Special Collections seeks to collect, preserve, arrange and provide access to the rare and unique materials housed in the collection in order to promote the use of these materials by the St. John Fisher College community, scholars and the public.
General Collection Development Policy
The focus of the collection is Social Conflict & Discovery. The collection encompasses items from 1829-1961, but concentrates on the years 1865-1914. Geographically the collection focuses on the Rochester Region and New York State.
Collection Development Policy – Rochester Radio History
The Rochester Radio History Collection is an exception to the General Collection Development Policy. Geographically the collection focuses on the Rochester Region and has no chronological limits.
St. John Fisher College Digital Special Collections: