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.
Amy Jennings Family Collection
Newspaper clippings, memorabilia and other materials relating to the Jennings family of Utica, New York, in particular highlighting their military careers.
Arendtiana Collection

Materials closely related to the life and work of famed philosopher Hannah Arendt.

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.
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.
Corning Community College Yearbooks Collection
This collection contains yearbooks from Corning Community College from the 1960s and 1970s.
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.
Davids Island-Fort Slocum Cultural Resources Digital Repository

From 1861 to 1965, Davids Island, New Rochelle, NY was the site of several military encampments and army posts.

DeAmicis Family Collection
The DeAmicis Family Collection contains an assortment of documents pertaining to Libero T. DeAmicis’ military career. These documents trace Libero T.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
These photographs and letters detail Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Keuka College in June 1963.
Dudley Observatory Artifacts
This collection contains images of artifacts and people related to the Dudley Observatory.
FLCC Charles G. Meder Library Digital Image Collection
An invitation for the inauguration of first president of the Community College of the Finger Lakes, Dr. Roy Satre in 1968.
Freeport Historic Photographs
Photographs newspaper clippings, and postcards of Freeport, NY.
General Electric Photographs
This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.
Gospel Messenger Collection
The Gospel Messenger is a weekly church newspaper begun in 1827 in Auburn, and the forerunner of the e-mail newsletter, The Messenger. It provides a wealth of information about the growth of the Episcopal Church throughout the nineteenth century in upstate New York.
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.
Harvey Fite Collection

Historic photographs of sculptor Harvey Fite and his works.

History of the Town of Amherst, New York, 1818-1965
Sue Miller Young’s book, A History of the Town of Amherst, New York, 1818-1965, describing the early years of Amherst.
Ithaca College Yearbooks
Curated by the College Archivist, this community contains historical materials about Ithaca College and its predecessor institutions Ithaca Conservatory of Music and Ithaca Conservatory and Affiliated Schools.
Lectures - Special Guests
Canisius College has hosted numerous noted dignitaries, politicians, and other public leaders from the early twentieth century to the present.