The Manor is the official student yearbook for Fairfield University, commemorating people, events, and campus life at Fairfield University with a focus on graduating seniors.
To access a single copy of the Manor, flip the pages and do searches within a single book:
This collection features Fairfield University student newspapers, including the Tentative, Fulcrum, Stag, and selected issues of the University Voice.
The Tentative (1947)
The first Fairfield University student newspaper the Tentative was a mimeographed publication that ran from November 7, …
Fairfield University Course Catalogs contain course descriptions for all undergraduate and graduate programs. They also often include admission and degree requirements, tuition and fees, a faculty directory, the academic calendar, as well as information on university history, administration, and services.
The Fairfield University Oral History Collection makes available selected transcripts of conversations with Fairfield University's earliest founders who helped to establish and foster the growth of the institution.
The Rev. Gerard M. Landrey, S.J. First Day Cover Collection offers a series of commemorative first day covers from the years 1942-1953. First day covers are illustrated envelopes or postcards which include a canceled stamp from the first day of issue. Father Landrey was among the first faculty at Fairfield Prep; he taught chemistry …
This collection consists of film and video material of events, interviews, and news clips related to the development of Fairfield University.
This collection features journals, magazines and newsletters produced by the university, its departments, and students.
Below is a selected list of journals published by Fairfield University since its founding in 1942.
Bellarmine Quarterly / Bellarmine Letters (1942-1964)
Sports and Athletics endeavors to serve as a repository of archival items for the varsity teams and club sports at the university. At present it includes scrapbooks, trading cards, media guides, and sport programs.
This collection consists of promotional posters and flyers for Fairfield University concerts, lectures, and other events as a reflection of the daily life of the campus.
This collection includes programs and brochures related to special events on campus, such as dedication events, concerts, lectures, and art exhibitions.
This collection features selected letters, speeches, addresses and video transcripts housed in the Fairfield University Archives and Special Collections.
The John Henry Newman Collection consists of three handwritten notes and a poem, as well as 40+ books by or about Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890).
This collection contains a list of current finding aids in PDF form for materials in the Fairfield University Archives. As each collection is identified and formally processed, finding aids will be posted here.
What is a Finding Aid?
A finding aid is a document containing detailed information about a specific …
Welcome! Fairfield University History Online seeks to provide a valuable historical resource of unique collections for both the Fairfield University community and the public at large. For more information, please visit the Fairfield University Archives and Special Collections or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Birthday, Fairfield University!!
On March 17, 1942 seven Jesuit brothers met in Pomfret, Connecticut to officially incorporate a new institution for both high school and college-level education: the Fairfield College of St. Robert Bellarmine. This marks the founding date for both the Fairfield College Preparatory School and Fairfield University. It's our birthday - why not come help us celebrate? Click to view our 75th Anniversary page for up-to-date news and a calendar of events related to our ongoing anniversary celebrations.
Spotlight Video from the Collection
Are you as smart as the Class of 1963? Check out the General Electric College Bowl, a live NBC TV quiz show featuring four of our brightest students from 1963! Includes original commercials. Click on the image above to view!
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