St. John Fisher College

Department: Lavery Library
3690 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14618
Phone: 585.385.8165
Contact:
Michelle Price - 585.899.3743 - mprice@sjfc.edu
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St. John Fisher College

About

St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. Lavery Library was dedicated in 1975.

St. John Fisher College is a member of the Rochester Regional Library Council.

Collections

African Repository and Colonial Journal

A collection of the African Repository and Colonial Journal which was published in 1837 by the American Colonization Society.

American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter

An 1843 publication by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society relating to the abolishment of slavery.

Christian Investigator

Selected issues of the Christian Investigator, an anti-slavery publication, created by abolitionist William Goodell in the mid-19th century.

Douglass Monthly

The Douglass' Monthly is a newspaper created by Frederick Douglass, following the success of his earlier weekly publications. The newspaper relates to the abolitionist movement as well as other social reform topics.

Fay Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, documents, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to radio broadcasting and events in Rochester, New York during the 1920s and 1930s.

Frederick Douglass' Paper

A collection of the mid-19th century anti-slavery newspaper, the Frederick Douglass' Paper, a successor to Douglass’ first abolitionist paper, The North Star.

National Anti-Slavery Standard

Selected issues of the newspaper, National Anti-Slavery Standard, which promoted equality and emancipation during the mid-19th century.

National Freedman

An issue of the National Freedman, an anti-slavery publication, from 1865.

New National Era

The abolitionist newspaper, New National Era, was published by Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C. between 1870 and 1874.

North Star

A collection of the anti-slavery newspaper, The North Star, published by noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass in the mid-19th century.

Radical Abolitionist

A collection of the Radical Abolitionist newspaper published by the Central Abolition Committee during the mid-19th century.

The Anti-Slavery Record

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.

The Emancipator

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, from 1838 through 1839.

The Liberator

A collection of the noted abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, dating from the mid-19th century and Civil War era.