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Mary D. Burnham Papers

SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Dates of Original: 1877 - 1916

Mary Douglass Burnham (1832-1904) was a Deaconess, Director of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Diocese of Central New York, founder of the Dakota League, and live-in House Mother, Superintendent, and Treasurer of Current Receipts for the House and Hospital of the Good Shepherd in Syracuse. She was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on May 13, 1832 and in 1852 married Wesley Burnham, who worked in the sugar cane industry on the Sandwich Islands. She founded and was the president of the Dakota League in 1864, which supported Episcopal mission work among indigenous nations and was the predecessor... Read more

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Mountain Top Library Digital Collection

Greene County Libraries Association

The Mountain Top Library was originally known as the Haines Falls Free Library and was founded in 1900. It is the mission of The Mountain Top Library to disseminate knowledge through the offering of information and communication services, literature, and history. We strive to facilitate and promote activities designed to expand and improve the quality of library services to our patrons; and to sponsor appropriate events, programs, and activities that will strengthen the library in the advancement of its stated purposes.

Though the library does not possess the majority of the... Read more

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The College of Saint Rose Archives - Student Literary and Creative Publications

The College of Saint Rose - Neil Hellman Library

Dates of Original: c. 1920 - 1940

The College of Saint Rose was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet as a Roman Catholic college for women. Its founders selected the name of Saint Rose to honor the first canonized saint in the Americas. An evening division was developed in 1946 to meet the needs of World War II veterans and, in 1949, a graduate school was added to provide master's degree programs. Men were admitted to both the original evening and graduate divisions, and in 1969 the College became fully co-educational. In 1970, the Board of Trustees was expanded to include laypersons in... Read more

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Montauk Maritime Collection

Montauk Library

Dates of Original: 1885-1954

Since the days of the Montauk Indians, Montauk's coastal location has played an important role in seafaring life and the history of navigation.

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