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SUNY Maritime College Catalogs / Bulletins, 1929-2003

Identifier: CA-RG9-0002

Contents of Collection

Collection consists of college catalogs/bulletins for SUNY Maritime College from 1929 through 2003. Catalogs/Bulletins have not been located for the years 1874-1928 (it's possible they may not have been published at that time). These volumes are referred to as either catalogs or bulletins depending on the year. A typical catalog/bulletin includes the academic calendar and programs for a given year. Also included is information regarding student life, admission requirements, financial assistance, and academic regulations. Some catalogs/bulletins include a campus map.


  • 1929 - 2003


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproductions may be provided to users to support research and scholarship. However, collection use is subject to all copyright laws. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Historical Note

SUNY Maritime College was founded in 1874 as the New York Nautical School and changed names several times over the years. Originally a two year program for boys as young as high school age, it gradually evolved to become a four year college with full academic offerings, affiliating with the State University of New York in 1949.

1873 – 1913: New York Nautical School

1913 – 1929: New York State Nautical School
1929 – 1941: New York State Merchant Marine Academy
1941 – 1949: New York State Maritime Academy
1949 – present: State University of New York Maritime College


8.75 Linear Feet


The course catalogs / bulletins are arranged chronolgically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The catalogs / bulletins were transferred to the college archives from the college over the years.


Williams, Joseph A. (2013). Four years before the mast: A history of New York's maritime college. Bronx, NY: Fort Schuyler Press.
SUNY Maritime College Catalogs / Bulletins, 1929-2003
Annie Tummino
September 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen B. Luce Library Repository

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