Collections

175th Anniversary of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Photographs relating to the history of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library over the past century.
1964 Rochester Riot Photographs
This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
Bard Class Photos

Class pictures from St. Stephen's and Bard College.

Brockway Motor Trucks Collection
This collection contains a sampling from the thousands of Brockway Motor Truck Co. slides, photographs and negatives.
Canisius College Student Activities
Student organizations and clubs enrich campus life. Here are examples of student events from several generations.
Family Photo 1

This series includes a great number of photographs of various citizens from approximately 1860 to 2010 including candid pictures of individuals, group shots at various events.

College of Medicine Class Photographs

SUNY Upstate College of Medicine class photographs spanning almost a century and covering the College’s name changes.

The College of Saint Rose Archives - Photograph Collection
This collection contains photographs sharing the history of the College of Saint Rose, including its students and faculty.
Crain Family Papers
This collection consists of documents relating to politics, business, foreign affairs, and the family’s personal affairs, which not only offer a glimpse into nineteenth century rural life in New York State, but detail machine politics on a regional, state, and national level into the early twentieth
D'Youville College Architecture, Buildings, & Grounds
Photographs and architectural drawings of the D’Youville College campus throughout its history.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
These photographs and letters detail Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Keuka College in June 1963.
Group of firemen in uniform posing with fire truck out front of firehall at 21 High St.

The photographs in this series document the various emergency services in Tupper Lake from approximately 1921 to 2010.

General Electric Photographs
This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.
Hanmer Boatshop Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs showing the construction of various boats being built in Willard Hanmer's boat shop in Saranac Lake, NY.
Historic Photographs of New Rochelle
A collection of photographs examining life in New Rochelle, NY and documenting its development to a premier suburban community.
Lectures - Special Guests
Canisius College has hosted numerous noted dignitaries, politicians, and other public leaders from the early twentieth century to the present.
Leonard Cooke

Photos and documents related to Nyack history, from the collection of Leonard Cooke, Nyack resident and activist.

Roosevelt Raceway

The Lew Barasch Roosevelt Raceway Collection contains photographs and press information generated by the track, highlighting the races, people, celebrities and special events that made up the life of this popular venue.

Marty Himes Racing Collection
Photographs and programs of racing events on Long Island.
Nursing at Upstate
Mid-century photographs and documents relating to SUNY Upstate Medical University’s School of Nursing.
Paul Smith's College Collection
A collection of images showing the history of Paul Smith's Hotel and surrounding landmarks.
Peter Aaron Collection

Photographs of students and campus life at Bard, taken by photographer Peter Aaron between the years 1964-1971.

Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library Local History Photograph Collection
Digital copies of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Local History Photograph Collection.
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.
Town of Ballston Digital Collection
This collection contains photographs, documents, and a book sharing the history of the Town of Ballston.