Friedsam Memorial Library



St. Bonaventure's History and People


The Campus



The Buildings of Saint Bonaventure

   Take a walking tour of campus buildings. Mobile friendly!


    Animation of the Evolution of the St. Bonaventure Campus

            Fires, Floods, Demolition!

    The Floods of 1942 and 1972

    See video of the fire of 1930 


    History of the SBU Post Office


A walking tour of Shrines and Statues on campus. Mobile friendly!    Download a pamphlet.

Campus Memorial plantings and sites

St. Bonaventure campus, ca. 1940    As Thomas Merton would have seen it.

McGraw-Jennings Field

Campus roads    Who are these people, anyway?

University Chapel "an attempt to capture in art the intellectual tradition of the Franciscan Order"

Builders of the Friedsam Collection    Major donors to the library.


The Hanley Collection    A major part of the permanent art collection in the Quick Center.


St. Bonaventure Cemetery and Surroundings    The other side of the tracks. Includes the Stations of the Cross, the Clubhouse and Golf Course.
    St. Bonaventure Cemetery project History 419 (Digital History and Archives) students are annotating a map of the cemetery with information about SBU faculty, staff and alumni who are buried there.


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Last Updated

25 January 2016