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The Archives baner
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MSMC Presidents: Sr. Ann Sakac, 1976-2008; Sr. Kathleen Short, 1959-1964; Sr. Mary Francis McDonald; 1964-1972; Dr. William O'Hara, 1972-1976
MSMC Presidents: Sr. Ann Sakac, 1976-2008; Sr. Kathleen Short, 1959-1964; Sr. Mary Francis McDonald, 1964-1972; Dr. William O'Hara, 1972-1976 Villa Library, 1964

Welcome to Archives and Special Collections

General Information
The archives are located in the Curtin Memorial Library.  Access to the archives is by appointment. Contact the Director of the Library: 845.569.3490 or archives@msmc.edu

Mission
The mission of the Mount Saint Mary College Archives is to collect, document, process, preserve and make available to interested researchers and parties the history of the College, in keeping with the Dominican tradition of education.

Collection Policy

Researchers are required to complete a release form to use the archives.  These forms are available upon request.  Generally, materials do not circulate and access to certain materials in the Administration and Faculty, Students, and Alumni collections may be restricted.  Reproductions of materials will be completed by the library staff at the researcher's expense if the condition of the originals will permit such reproduction.  Scanning of selected materials will be considered on an individual basis. No food or drinks are permitted in the area provided for the researcher involved with the archives. The researcher must not change the order in which the documents were found.  The researcher is also responsible to obtain any necessary copyright permissions where appropriate.

College Finding Aids
This collection includes correspondence on the development of Mount Saint Mary College from 1929 to the present.  Samples of academic programs, alumni magazine, Happenings, and other historical documents can be found in this section.  Contents were taken from the college presidents' files from 1960 to the present. Access to materials in this collection may be restricted to the office of origin. Please see the archivist for further information.

Online Finding Aids (pdf)