Special Collections Librarian: Michelle Price
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 University community, scholars, and the public.
The focus of the collection is social conflict and 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.