Collections

Bentley Snow Crystal Collection
Snow crystal images and their associated documentation taken by Wilson A. Bentley in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Best Family
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the Best family.
Crouse Hospital History

The Crouse Hospital History collection contains black & white and colored photographs of Crouse Hospital and the staff and students who resided there from the late nineteenth through twentieth centuries.

Dentistry at the University of Rochester
A collection of images depicting the Rochester Dental Dispensary and School for Dental Hygienists in the early and mid-20th century.
Dudley Observatory Historical Archives
This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.
Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection
Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.
Elsie Gutchess Great Women of the USA Collection
Items from the papers of historian Elsie Gutchess, including primary and secondary materials relating to the history of women in the United States.
Fairfield Medical College

Photographs and documents relating to Fairfield Medical College, an upstate New York medical college associated with Geneva Medical College and Syracuse University Medical College in the mid-to-late 19th century.

GE Research Lab Photographs
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
Geneva Medical College, 1834-1871
Geneva Medical College, a mid-19th century medical college, was the predecessor SUNY Upstate Medical University. The collection contains photographs and documents relating to Geneva Medical College and its alumni.
Groundbreaking of the Health Sciences Library
Photographs and documents relating to the Health Sciences Library groundbreaking ceremony at SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Hospital of the Good Shepherd
Photographs and documents relating to Good Shepherd Hospital in Syracuse, New York, throughout its existence from the late-19th century to mid-20th century.
Jackson Health Resort Collection
The  Jackson Health Resort was a renowned health treatment facility in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This collection contains photographs and documents relating to the facility and its treatments.
McBride Street Campus
Photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to the early campuses of the Syracuse University College of Medicine in Syracuse, New York in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Micro-meteorite Collecting
Dudley launched probes and balloons into the upper atmosphere in order to collect and examine the micro-meteorites to be found there. This collection contains documentation from this process.
Nursing at Upstate
Mid-century photographs and documents relating to SUNY Upstate Medical University’s School of Nursing.
Quarantine Memories
Personal memories from residents of the Town of Bethlehem from the COVID-19 quarantine in 2020.
SUNY Biomedical Communication Network
A collection of mid-20th century photographs and documents relating to the first online bibliographic network in the world for accessing medical literature, the SUNY Biomedical Communication Network.
Syracuse Free Dispensary
Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.
52nd General Hospital Group Photograph

Photographs and other materials relating to 52nd General Hospital, a mobile military hospital during World War II.