Collections

1825, a Pivotal Year on the Niagara Frontier
Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
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.
African Repository and Colonial Journal
A collection of the African Repository and Colonial Journal which was published in 1837 by the American Colonization Society.
Albany Law School Alumni
This collection contains documents and photographs relating to the alumni of Albany Law School.
Albany Law School Architecture Collection
This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.
Albany Law School Collection
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the students of Albany Law School.
Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter
An 1843 publication by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society relating to the abolishment of slavery.
The Anti-Slavery Record
Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.
Autographs
Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.
Belva Lockwood Manuscript Collection
Roughly 500 manuscript pages of Lockwood’s various lectures, including some from the time of her campaign for president.
Ben Gilman Photographs

This collection of photographs reflect Ben Gilman's work, travels and meetings with important leaders worldwide.

Brentwood Historical Documents
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College
A collection of photographs documenting President Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith's College in 1926.
Central Square Oral History Collection
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.
Christian Investigator
Selected issues of the Christian Investigator, an anti-slavery publication, created by abolitionist William Goodell in the mid-19th century.
Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth Collection
This collection contains items related to the life of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth.
Convivium Collection
This collection contains images of medieval and early modern manuscripts, manuscript leaves, and book leaves.
Coretta Scott King Collection
These photographs and letters detail Coretta Scott King’s visit to Keuka College in June 1970.
Delaware County Historical Association Sherwood Collection
The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.
Delhi Equal Suffrage Club Collection
Minute and treasurer books of the Delhi Equal Suffrage Club, along with a few letters and a photograph, dating from c1914.
Dewitt Community Library History Collection
The DeWitt Community Library History collection contains photographs and images related to the history of and events occurring within the library.
Douglass Monthly
The Douglass' Monthly is a newspaper created by Frederick Douglass, following the success of his earlier weekly publications. The newspaper relates to the abolitionist movement as well as other social reform topics.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
These photographs and letters detail Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Keuka College in June 1963.