SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Parent Organization: SUNY Upstate Medical University
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315.464.4585
Fax: 315.464.4584
Contact:
Cara Howe - 315.464.4585 - HoweC@upstate.edu
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SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

About

The Historical Collections Department of SUNY Upstate Medical University's Health Science Library in Syracuse holds a special collection of rare books, journals, documents, photographs, medical instruments and other materials for the study of the history of medicine in Central New York, and the history of SUNY Upstate Medical University and it's predecessor schools. We can be found on the 2nd floor of the Health Science Library in Weiskotten Hall on 766 Irving Avenue. The mission of the Health Sciences Library is to provide health information services and resources to meet the current and emerging needs of the UPSTATE community.

SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library is a member of the Central New York Library Resources Council.

Collections

Allen G. Tripp MD Papers

This collection contains a student notebook from Allen G. Tripp, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1900.

Cephas Breed MD Papers

This collection contains the diary and correspondence of Cephas Breed, who graduated from Geneva Medical College in 1850.

Charles W. Lanning MD Papers

This collection contains photographs from Charles W. Lanning, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1898.

Children's Miracle Network

Photographs of the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon and special visitors to the pediatric wing of University Hospital.

College of Medicine Class Photographs

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

Donald S. Childs MD Papers

This collection contains student notebooks from Donald S. Childs, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1909 and was a radiologist.

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

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.

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.

George N. Hemmer MD Papers

This collection contains three student notebooks from George N. Hemmer, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1909.

Groundbreaking of the Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to the Health Sciences Library groundbreaking ceremony at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

“Private Journal of the Affairs du Vie, 1842-1852,” page 3

This collection contains the papers of Henry Darwin Didama, who became a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1872 and Dean of the College of Medicine beginning in 1888.

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.

James B. Preston MD Collection

This collection contains photographs from James B. Preston, who was a Professor of Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.

Justus F. Mueller PhD Papers

This collection contains photographs and scrapbooks from Justus F. Mueller that relate to his research and career as a Professor of Microbiology at Syracuse University and SUNY.

Mary D. Burnham Papers

This collection contains photographs from Mary D. Burnham, who was a Deaconess, Director of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Diocese of Central New York, founder of the Dakota League, and live-in House Mother, Superintendent, and Treasurer of Current Receipts for the House and Hospital of the Good Shepherd in Syracuse.

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.

Norman L. Woodford MD Papers

This collection contains documents on the influenza epidemic of 1918 from Norman L. Woodford, who graduated from Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1921 and was a Health Officer and Coroner of Cayuga County.

Nursing at Upstate

Mid-century photographs and documents relating to SUNY Upstate Medical University’s School of Nursing.

Stephen Bastable MD Papers

This collection contains a student notebook from Stephen Bastable, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1941 and was an orthopedic surgeon.

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.

The Roosevelts Visit Syracuse

Photographs and documents relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt’s visits to Syracuse, New York in the early to mid-20th century.

52nd General Hospital Group Photograph

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

University Hospital

Photographs and blueprints relating to the University Hospital construction and opening in the 1960s.