Collection Facts

137 items
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Historical Context

Hofstra University is a private, non-profit, nonsectarian institution of higher learning. Its main campus is located in the village of Hempstead, New York. It originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University (NYU) called "Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University at Hempstead, Long Island"; in 1939, the institution separated from NYU and gained independence as Hofstra College, and in 1963, Hofstra College gained university status.

Scope of Collection

The Hofstra Buildings Collection consists of historic photographs of buildings on campus and include aerial views.