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Special Collections and University Archives
Finding Aids

Manuscript and University Archives collections in Special Collections and University Archives are listed alphabetically, by title of collection, on this page. Additional finding aids and collection descriptions are added as they become available.

Collections are also listed in collection number order on an additional page.


Includes the non-current permanent records of enduring value for Colgate University from the 1810s to the present, as well as materials related to the activities of students, alumni, faculty, and staff. For more information see University Archives Collections.

  1. Academic Affairs Board, Colgate University, records
  2. Adelphian Society records
  3. Aeonian Society records
  4. All-University Council records
  5. Allegorical Athena
  6. Alpha Psi Omega records
  7. Alpha Theta chapter of Kappa Phi Kappa records
  8. Alumni Catalogue records
  9. Alumni magazines, Colgate University
  10. American Foreign Policy, Conference on, records
  11. Andrews, Newton Lloyd, papers
  12. Annual Report, Colgate University, collection
  13. Art and Art History, Colgate University Department of, records
  14. Arts and Humanities, Colgate University Division of the, records
  15. Athenaeum Society records
  16. Athletics, Colgate University Department of, records
  17. Baker's Dozen
  18. Baker, Ernest Hamlin, Colgate University, collection
  19. Baptist Education Society of the State of New York records
  20. Besmanbomara Literary Society records
  21. Beta Delta Beta records
  22. Biological Society of Colgate University records
  23. Biology, Colgate University Department of, records
  24. Blakeslee, Frederick Wallace, Colgate University photograph album
  25. Board of Trustees, Colgate University, records
  26. Brigham, Albert Perry, papers
  27. Brownson, Isaac K., papers
  28. Buffalo Club of Colgate University records
  29. Buildings and Grounds collection
  30. Burnham, Sylvester, papers
  31. CUTV records
  32. Caliper
  33. Campus Serenaders records
  34. Chapel, Colgate University, records
  35. Chaplains, Office of the, records
  36. Chemistry, Colgate University Department of, records
  37. Chi Pi Mu records
  38. Christian Association, Colgate, records
  39. Class, Colgate University, records
  40. Classics, Colgate University Department of, records
  41. Cole, A.H., Colgate University photographs
  42. Colgate Academy records
  43. Colgate Banter, The
  44. Colgate Cosmopolitan Club records
  45. Colgate Economist
  46. Colgate Environmental Review
  47. Colgate Inn records
  48. Colgate Journal of Philosophy, The
  49. Colgate Moron, The
  50. Colgate Political Review, The
  51. Colgate Portfolio
  52. Colgate Review literary magazine, The
  53. Colgate Review political journal, The
  54. Colgate This Week
  55. Colgate Vikings photographs
  56. College Bowl, Colgate University, collection
  57. Commencement, Colgate University, collection
  58. Commons Club, Colgate, records
  59. Communications, Colgate University Office of, records
  60. Computer Science, Colgate University Department of, records
  61. Concert Series, Colgate University, records
  62. Confluence
  63. Core Curriculum, Colgate University, records
  64. Course Catalogs, Colgate University
  65. Crawshaw, William H., papers
  66. Curriculum Committee records
  67. Cutten, George B., papers
  68. Dana Arts Center bulletins
  69. Davis, James W. Jr., letters
  70. Dean of the College, Colgate University, records
  71. Dean's Advisory Council records
  72. Debate, Colgate University, records
  73. Directories, Colgate University
  74. Dodge, Ebenezer, papers
  75. Dodge, Homer L., papers
  76. Eastern Association records
  77. Eaton, Eliza, diaries
  78. Eaton, George W., papers
  79. Economics, Colgate University Department of, records
  80. Educational Policy Committee records
  81. Educational Studies, Colgate University Department of, records
  82. Eldred, George E., notebook
  83. English, Colgate University Department of, records
  84. Estabrooks, George H., papers
  85. Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa records
  86. Everett Needham Case papers
  87. Face of the Sage
  88. Faculty Affairs Committee, Colgate University, records
  89. Faculty Handbooks, Colgate University, collection
  90. Faculty Meeting Minutes, Colgate University
  91. Festival of the Creative Arts records
  92. Fisk, Jacob, notebooks
  93. Fortnight of the Active Arts records
  94. Forum, The
  95. Founders' Day Convocation records
  96. Founders, Colgate, collection
  97. Future Teachers of America, Colgate University, records
  98. Galpin, Charles Josiah, papers
  99. German Club, Colgate University, records
  100. Glee Club, Colgate University, records
  101. Going Co-ed Oral History Project records
  102. Greene, Joel H., notebooks
  103. Hamilton Theological Seminary letters
  104. Handbook of the Kachin or Jinghpaw Language, A
  105. Harvey, Hezekiah, papers
  106. History, Colgate University Department of, records
  107. Holbrow, Charles, papers
  108. Incunabulum
  109. Independent Study and Honors, Committee on, records
  110. Independents, Association of Colgate, records
  111. Institutional Advancement, Colgate University Office of, records
  112. Isle O'Blues Orchestra records
  113. Judd family papers
  114. Junior Exhibition Program, Colgate University, collection
  115. Junior Promenade, Colgate University, collection
  116. Ketcham, John B., papers
  117. Konosioni Senior Honor Society records
  118. Laurie Club of Colgate University records
  119. Lewis, John James, papers
  120. Little Theater Group, Colgate, records
  121. Lloyd, Hinton Summerfield, papers
  122. Madison University letters
  123. Madison University student letters
  124. Mage, The
  125. Maginnis, John Sharp, lecture notes
  126. Mangano, Antonio, papers
  127. Maroon Raiders photographs
  128. Masque and Triangle records
  129. Media collection
  130. Milkshed Committee collection
  131. Monthly Rag
  132. Moore, Robert W., essays
  133. Moving Up Day, Colgate University, records
  134. Mu Pi Delta records
  135. Music, Colgate University Department of, records
  136. Natural History Society, Colgate, records
  137. Nichols, Ernest Fox, papers
  138. Oratorical and Essay Contests, Colgate University, collection
  139. Osborn, Lucien M., lectures
  140. Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Colgate University, records
  141. Philobiblon
  142. Philomathesian Society records
  143. Philoponian Society records
  144. Photograph collection, Colgate University
  145. Physics Club of Colgate University records
  146. Physics and Astronomy, Colgate University Department of, records
  147. Pi Delta Epsilon records
  148. Political Science Club of Colgate University records
  149. Post War College, Committee on the, records
  150. President's Office, Colgate University, records
  151. President's and Treasurer's, Colgate University, reports
  152. Promotional Material, Colgate University, collection
  153. Protest and Activism, Colgate University, collection
  154. Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Colgate University Office of the, records
  155. Psychology, Colgate University Department of, records
  156. Residential College, Committee on the, records
  157. Rod and Transit Club, Colgate University, records
  158. Sacred Music Society records
  159. Salmagundi records
  160. Sash Factory records
  161. Scarab of Colgate University, Order of the, records
  162. Seminary Church records
  163. Sesquicentennial Committee records
  164. Shaw Wellness Institute, Colgate University, records
  165. Shortliffe, J. Melbourne, papers
  166. Sloan Foundation records
  167. Social Sciences, Colgate University Division of, records
  168. Society for Inquiry records
  169. Society of Families, the
  170. Sociology and Anthropology, Colgate University Department of, records
  171. Spear, Philetus B., papers
  172. Speirs, Russell, papers
  173. Spencer, Charles Worthen, papers
  174. Sports, Colgate University, collection
  175. Student Handbooks, Colgate University, collection
  176. Students' Association, Colgate University, records
  177. Taggart family papers
  178. The Colgate International
  179. Theater Program, Colgate University, records
  180. Theological Lyceum of Madison University records
  181. Theta Nu Epsilon records
  182. University Council, Colgate University, records
  183. University Studies, Colgate University Division of, records
  184. Vortex
  185. WRCU records
  186. Wheeler, A.H., Colgate University photographs
  187. Whitford family letters collection
  188. Whitnall, Harold Orville, papers
  189. Wills, Bequests, and Scholarships, Colgate University, collection
  190. Women's Club, Colgate, records
  191. Women's Studies Program records

Historical manuscripts

Includes a variety of historical collections unrelated, or only loosely related, to the history of Colgate University or the Hamilton, New York, region. For more information see Special Collections.

  1. Boyle, William L. Jr., collection on Warren G. Harding
  2. Ege, Otto, Original Leaves from Famous Bibles
  3. French Political Cartoon collection
  4. Presidential campaign material collection
  5. Presidential letters collection
  6. Russell, Andrew J., photos of the American Civil War
  7. Sheet Music collection

Literary manuscripts

Includes non-book/unbound materials related to various authors and creative works. Related books/bound materials may be found in the rare books collection for select collections. For more information see Special Collections.

  1. Chambers, Robert W., collection
  2. Gann, Ernest K., papers
  3. Judson, Emily Chubbuck, papers
  4. Literary Letters, Colgate University, collection
  5. Mansfield, Katherine, collection
  6. Meredith, William, letters
  7. Morrison, Arthur, letters
  8. Scott-Snell, Edward, papers

Local History collections

Includes materials related to both the village and town of Hamilton, New York, and the greater Central New York region. Also includes select non-Colgate related personal and professional papers of former Colgate University faculty, staff, and students are also found within the local history collection. For more information see Local/Regional History Collections.

  1. Chenango Canal collection
  2. Cigarette Advertising collection
  3. Cole, W. Sterling, papers
  4. Dunlap, Orrin E. Jr., collection on radio and television history
  5. Fahrenholz, Phillip H., papers
  6. Fairchild family, papers
  7. Fortnightly Club (Hamilton, N.Y.) records
  8. Goble, Jonathan, papers
  9. Hamilton Club records
  10. Hamilton Families, Colgate University, collection
  11. Hamilton Houses, Colgate University, collection
  12. Hamilton history collection
  13. Hindus, Maurice, papers
  14. Lawrence papers
  15. Madison Baptist Association minutes
  16. McGregory, Joseph Frank, letters
  17. Mcguire, Peter E. and Kelly, Joseph L., papers
  18. Merrill, George Edmands, papers
  19. Migrant workers in Madison County and Central New York collection
  20. Osborn, Thomas Ward, papers
  21. Payne family papers
  22. Ransohoff, Martin, screenplays
  23. Richmond, Daimon, papers
  24. Senior Citizens Housing Project of Hamilton, New York records
  25. Terry, George B., papers
  26. Todd, Maria C., diary
  27. Watson, Elkanah, papers
  28. York family papers
  29. York, Galutia, Civil War letters

Miscellaneous single-item collections

Includes small or single-item collections united into a larger whole by the Special Collections and University Archives staff. For more information see Special Collections.

  1. Leaves from Manuscript and Early Printed Books
  2. Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts

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