The Stephen B. Luce Library at SUNY Maritime College is home to unique collections documenting maritime culture, industry, and education in the state of New York and beyond. Maritime Digital Collections provides online access to portions of these historical records. The site also highlights life at the college today. For more complete descriptions of the collections, please explore our ArchivesSpace site.


Maritime Digital Collections is powered by CollectiveAccess software and is configured to adhere with the Metadata Object Descriptions Schema (MODS). For more information click here.


Support for this site and digitization of collections has been provided by:

  • Metropolitan New York Library Council Digitization Grant
  • National Parks Service Maritime Heritage Grant
  • SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant

Annie Tummino, SUNY Maritime Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian, served as Project Director for the site’s implementation. Consultant Alexandra Dolan-Mescal served as Web Developer, configuring the back-end cataloging module and customizing the public access interface. Digital Project Archivists Heidi Rempel and Jannette D’Esposito have created digitization workflows, served as collections catalogers, and provided feedback on the site’s implementation. Support has also been provided by Whirl-i-Gig, the developer of CollectiveAccess.

Copyright and Use

Based on a research and assessment process, the Stephen B. Luce Library has done its best to provide accurate rights statements for all materials published on the site (see the “Access Condition” field for each item). We comply with the standardized rights statements provided by RightsStatements.org to communicate the copyright and re-use status of digital objects to the public. If a donor has selected a Creative Commons license or released their work into the public domain, this is noted.

Some materials in the site are in the public domain or are available for non-commercial uses based on donor agreements. However, other materials may be protected by copyright laws and are intended for educational and research purposes only. Responsibility for securing any necessary permission for use of protected materials ultimately rests with the user.

We are happy to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified so that appropriate information may be provided in the future. Please contact us at library@sunymaritime.edu.

| Descriptions of objects and collections created by library staff are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Stephen B. Luce Library
SUNY Maritime College
6 Pennyfield Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone — (718) 409-7231