From the CUNY website
From the City College of New York (CCNY) website: Our History
From the Hunter College Campus Schools website: History
See the list of books on Hunter College history from the Hunter Archives & Special Collections Research Guide.
Use OneSearch on the Hunter College Libraries homepage to find books or articles about the history of CUNY and Hunter.
A few sample searches:
The resources on this page may help you to find more information about the history of CUNY.
New York Times Historical database
Search issues of the New York Times from 1851-2001 for mentions of CUNY schools.
JSTOR includes scholarly journals and primary sources dating back to the 19th century.
Targeted searching with Google
You can use Google's search engine to search through the Hunter College website and digitized archival material.
To search material on Hunter College webpages only, try searching with your keywords plus the following phrase
Or, to search material on Hunter College Library webpages only (including the Archives), try searching your keywords plus the following phrase
For example, here is a sample search for
"African-American women" site:library.hunter.cuny.edu
on Hunter's library site. This search led me to an article about African-American women students at Hunter from a 1995 publication of the Hunter College Archives.