This digitized collection features print, audio, and video content from the Senator Jacob K. Javits Collection, part of Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries. The items highlight and illustrate Senator Javits' bipartisanship activities and accomplishments during his career as a United States Senator from New York (1957 to 1981).

Link to the finding aid: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/libspecial/collections/manuscripts/javits/index.html


This project was made possible through funding from Carla Javits, daughter of Jacob K. Javits

Stony Brook University - Project Team

Kristen Nyitray, Head, Special Collections and University Archives

Shafeek Fazal, Associate Director, Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives

Heath Martin, Associate Dean, Collection Strategy & Management

Digital Lab:

John Fitzgerald, Senior Programmer/Analyst

Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian

Chris Sauerwald, Mulitmedia Resources Specialist

Dana Haugh, Web Services Librarian

Jason Torre, Preservation Librarian/Head Preservation Department

Jenifer Holden, student assistant

Bryan Jeanty, student assistant


Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian

Kristen Nyitray, Head, Special Collections and University Archives

Lynn Toscano, Assistant Head Special Collections/Instructional Support Specialist