The images on this site are from two locations at Siena College Library, the Special Collections Center and the Siena College Archives. These and other special materials can be viewed in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room of Siena College Library. This collection and many other materials in the Library's special collections help to support courses in literature, history, religious studies and creative arts.
Siena College is a liberal arts college with a Franciscan and Catholic tradition located in Loudonville, NY a few miles north of Albany.
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Siena College Convivium Collection
The images here are selected from the treasures of the J. Spencer & Patricia Standish Library's Convivium Collection of medieval and early modern manuscripts, manuscript leaves and book leaves. Most of these items were produced in Europe between 1200 and 1685. Siena College's curriculum includes an interdisciplinary program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Siena College Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection includes manuscript leaves, manuscripts, printed book leaves and books produced mainly in Europe from about 1200 to 1837.
Siena College Archives Historic Photographs Collection
The Siena College Historic Photographs Collection includes photos and drawings depicting academic, athletic and student life at Siena College from 1937 to 2000. This collection also includes the William Wallace Farley Papers which illustrate the life of an Albany businessman and New York State politician from about 1910 to 1952.