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Building Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: MC-Buildings

Scope and Contents

The majority of materials relate to the properties owned by Manhattan College in and around the Riverdale section of the Northeast Bronx. Those materials from the nineteenth century relate to properties owned by the Manhattan College Corporation, a corporation established by the Brothers of the Christian Schools of the New York District. These comprise records related to all the to properties owned by the District, not just the College.


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Biographical / Historical

In 1853, all the boarder students and some of the Brothers of the Christian Schools opened the Academy of the Holy Infancy of Jesus in the Manhattanville section of Manhattan, around 131st Street and Broadway. In 1863, the Academy was chartered as Manhattan College. In 1923, Manhattan College moved to the Riverdale section of the Bronx.


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Repository Details

Part of the Manhattan College Archives Repository

O'Malley Library, Room 200
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
O'Malley Library, Room 200
Riverdale New York 10471 United States