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Historical Resources


College History Book:

Nearly 200 years in the history of The State University of New York at Potsdam are documented in photographs in a book published by Arcadia Publishing's Campus History series. Authored by SUNY Potsdam alumnae Jane M. Subramanian '72 and Virginia Rose Cayey '60, the book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories of days gone by. Purchase the title at the College Store online here.


College History Timeline:

This searchable timeline was prepared in honor of the College’s bicentennial in 2016, and covers events related to the founding of Potsdam, N.Y., and the St. Lawrence Academy, all the way up to present day.


College Electronic Archives:

Browse online exhibits and collections regarding SUNY Potsdam college history on this library archive collection compiled by students and faculty.


The Racquette:

Search and browse through issues of The Racquette, the College's student newspaper, dating back to the publication's founding in 1927. This historical resource is provided through the New York State Historic Newspapers project.


Potsdam Pioneer Yearbook:

View every page of every edition of the College yearbook, the Potsdam Pioneer, from its founding. This digital collection was made possible through the Northern New York Library Network's North Country Digital History project.