Catalogs & Links

Alphabetical List

An alphabetical listing of manuscript collections that are available for research.

College Archives

An introduction to the College Archives and tools for locating college records.

College Publications Catalog A searchable database with holdings information on student, faculty and college-issued publications and reports for all colleges.
CUNY+ Catalog This catalog contains records for all books and other printed materials in our collections. It does not contain records on college publications or the college archives.
Archives Catalog

This catalog contains records on our manuscript holdings and the College Archives. It includes links to related finding aids and searchable collection databases.

Helpful Tutorials

Citation Guide A guide on citing materials from manuscript collections.
Finding Aid Tutorial A finding aid is the standard method used to describe the contents of a manuscript collection. This guide explains how to use the finding aid to find materials in a manuscript collection.


Image Database This database contains a selection of approximately 400 images from our manuscript collections and the College Archives.


Old Town Records This growing microfilm collection contains the official records of the autonomous towns and villages of Richmond County prior to their consolidation with New York City in 1898.
WPA Tax Photos This collection contains the photos that the Works Progress Administration took of almost every house that existed on Staten Island from the late 1930s up to 1941.
Historic Staten Island Newspapers This collection contains various Staten Island newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Subject Guides

Staten Island History Books in the Collection: A Selective Annotated Bibliography

This guide provides an annotated bibliographical for several books on Staten Island History in our collections.

A Guide to Willowbrook State School Resources at the CSI Library

This guide provides detailed information on library holdings related to the Willowbrook State School.

9/11 Documentation Project

This serves as a guide to resources, found at CSI and other institutions, relating to Staten Island's response to the September 11th attacks.

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