These exhibits highlight the unique materials held at Baruch College’s Archives and Special Collections. Exhibits focus on aspects of Baruch and CUNY history, as well as on Baruch’s setting, New York City.
- Municipal Colleges and the Great War: an archives exhibit on the role of CUNY students and faculty in World War I
- A History of Baruch College: based on the book Getting Down to Business: Baruch College in the City of New York, 1847-1987, by Selma C. Berrol
- Bernard Baruch: Private Life of a Public Man: exhibit on the life of the college’s namesake, Bernard Baruch, showcasing photographs and other materials from our collection
- Kent State at Baruch College: describes Baruch’s response to the shootings of students at Kent State University in May 1970, including rallies and a memorial service
- Green Spaces—Madison Square Park & Union Square Park: exhibit on two key public spaces in the vicinity of Baruch College
- Shop Until You Drop: The Development of New York City’s Ladies’ Mile in the 19th Century: showcases the Ladies’ Mile shopping district that arose in the 19th century very close to the modern Baruch College campus
- The Ticker: an exhibit detailing the history of Baruch’s longest-running campus publication.
- Upton Sinclair, Class of 1897: explores the life of a CUNY student in the 1890s through the experiences of acclaimed writer and journalist Upton Sinclair, an 1897 Free Academy graduate.
- Subway University: Traveling to the Free Academy, Baruch and City College: outlines the development of mass transit in the City of New York through the lens of students traveling to and from the College.
- Baruch College Mascots: traces the history of the mascots of Baruch College.
Note: Some previously published exhibits are currently unavailable, as they are being redesigned to enable greater accessibility for all visitors. These will be added here as they become available.
Baruch College Archives
Newman Library, Rm. 525
151 E. 25th St.
New York, NY 10010