Archives and Collections

Fisher Archives

The Fisher Archives documents the history of St. John Fisher University. Materials collected and preserved include campus publications, photographs, recordings, letters, minutes, and bulletins.

For more information, please contact Nancy Greco: (585) 385-8139,

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Fisher Digital Publications

Fisher Digital Publications promotes the discovery, sharing, and preservation of the intellectual and creative works of the faculty, students, and staff of St. John Fisher University. Administered by the Library, Fisher Digital Publications organizes, preserves, and increases the impact of scholarly and creative work.

For more information, please contact Jenny Bigenwald: (585) 385-8106,

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Special Collections

Lavery Library holds a number of valuable and historically important materials. These include materials related to:

  • Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and former slave
  • Susan B. Anthony, suffragette
  • Rochester's history of radio broadcasting
  • Theodore Cazeau, a Civil War veteran involved with the veterans' Grand Army of the Republic

To access resources from the St. John Fisher University Collections that are not already available online, please contact the Library’s Office Manager, Lynn Seavy, for more information: (585) 385-8133,

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