Collections

COVID-19 Pandemic Summaries and Resources
Summaries of Covid-19-related information and resources for the Tompkins County community.
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.
Dr. Austin Flint Collection
This collection contains several artifacts from the Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection, University at Buffalo, that highlight the life of Dr. Austin Flint. A renowned physician, Flint was one of the founding members of the University at Buffalo Medical School.
Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century
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.
General Electric Audio Recordings

Wide-ranging collection of General Electric-related audio recordings.

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.
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.
Jane Secor Collection

Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.

Nursing at Upstate
Mid-century photographs and documents relating to SUNY Upstate Medical University’s School of Nursing.
Syracuse Free Dispensary
Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.