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Commencement, Stony Brook University, 1963 (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

Commencement, Stony Brook University, 1963 (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

"Nameless Day," circa 1958. (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

Commencement, Stony Brook University, 1963 (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

The State University of New York extended the College's mandate to include degree programs in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

The mansion's six bedrooms, complete with fireplaces and hand-painted decorative murals by American society painter Robert Chandler, were converted into classrooms. Bathrooms and dressing rooms were modified to provide faculty with offices and laboratories. The servant's quarters were transformed into the men's dormitories, which could accommodate twenty-four residents. (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

The State University of New York awarded one-quarter of the Oyster Bay faculty research grants in 1958. Newly hired professor Dr. Joseph Silverman of the Chemistry Department is pictured here in a laboratory with two Natural Science I students.

The main floor of Coe Hall consisted of a dining hall, a cafeteria, an all-purpose room, a coffee shop, a lounge, a library, and the Great Hall. Massive portraits, rich tapestries, and moose and elk heads adorned the first floor walls (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

An Elizabethan-inspired, carved granite staircase lead to the six second floor classrooms, furnished with seminar tables to accommodate classes in the Humanities, English (Communications), German, Social Sciences, Education, Mathematics, and Natural Science. The third floor was reserved for faculty offices and a student-faculty lounge (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University).

Alma mater, Stony Brook University, 1962, page 1. Words by Lois Ginsberg, music by Isaac Nemiroff (credit: University Archives, Stony Brook University. Gift of Lois Ginsberg Miller).