College Archives

Farmingdale State College Archives

Mission: The Mission of the Farmingdale State College Archives is to document the history of the college through the collection, preservation, organization, dissemination, and display of historical materials.

The Collection: In keeping with our mission, the Farmingdale State College Archives collects a wide array of materials, including but not limited to:

Alumni Newspapers,
Annual Reports,
College Bulletins,
College Catalogs (1940-2007),
Commencement Programs (1919-present),
Student Newspapers,
Written Histories,

View a list of the types of materials held by the Archives.

Highlights: A selection of topical materials from the College Archives.

Mr. Boller's Scrapbook : A scrapbook dating from 1883 to 1907 about the life experience of its creator, Mr. Claude Villette Boller; a successful clothier employed with Montgomery Ward & Co. in Chicago, Illinois who was involved with the cause of the 1905 Chicago Teamsters' Strike.

Moreland Commission - 1922  : By Kanisha Greaves, an academic service-learning project

Access: By appointment only.
Call (631) 420-2184 or email Karen Gelles at

View our policies on use of the Archive, reproduction of materials, etc.

Comments or Questions: Contact Karen Gelles at or April Earle at