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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 This Week
  53. Colgate Vikings photographs
  54. College Bowl, Colgate University, collection
  55. Commencement, Colgate University, collection
  56. Commons Club, Colgate, records
  57. Computer Science, Colgate University Department of, records
  58. Concert Series, Colgate University, records
  59. Confluence
  60. Core Curriculum, Colgate University, records
  61. Course Catalogs, Colgate University
  62. Crawshaw, William H., papers
  63. Curriculum Committee records
  64. Cutten, George B., papers
  65. Dana Arts Center bulletins
  66. Davis, James W. Jr., letters
  67. Dean of the College, Colgate University, records
  68. Dean's Advisory Council records
  69. Debate, Colgate University, records
  70. Directories, Colgate University
  71. Dodge, Ebenezer, papers
  72. Dodge, Homer L., papers
  73. Eastern Association records
  74. Eaton, Eliza, diaries
  75. Eaton, George W., papers
  76. Economics, Colgate University Department of, records
  77. Educational Policy Committee records
  78. Educational Studies, Colgate University Department of, records
  79. Eldred, George E., notebook
  80. English, Colgate University Department of, records
  81. Estabrooks, George H., papers
  82. Everett Needham Case papers
  83. Face of the Sage
  84. Faculty Affairs Committee, Colgate University, records
  85. Faculty Meeting Minutes, Colgate University
  86. Festival of the Creative Arts records
  87. Fisk, Jacob, notebooks
  88. Fortnight of the Active Arts records
  89. Forum, The
  90. Founders' Day Convocation records
  91. Founders, Colgate, collection
  92. Future Teachers of America, Colgate University, records
  93. Galpin, Charles Josiah, papers
  94. German Club, Colgate University, records
  95. Glee Club, Colgate University, records
  96. Going Co-ed Oral History Project records
  97. Greene, Joel H., notebooks
  98. Hamilton Theological Seminary letters
  99. Handbook of the Kachin or Jinghpaw Language, A
  100. Harvey, Hezekiah, papers
  101. History, Colgate University Department of, records
  102. Holbrow, Charles, papers
  103. Incunabulum
  104. Independents, Association of Colgate, records
  105. Institutional Advancement, Colgate University Office of, records
  106. Isle O'Blues Orchestra records
  107. Judd family papers
  108. Junior Exhibition Program, Colgate University, collection
  109. Junior Promenade, Colgate University, collection
  110. Ketcham, John B., papers
  111. Konosioni Senior Honor Society records
  112. Laurie Club of Colgate University records
  113. Lewis, John James, papers
  114. Little Theater Group, Colgate, records
  115. Lloyd, Hinton Summerfield, papers
  116. Madison University letters
  117. Madison University student letters
  118. Mage, The
  119. Maginnis, John Sharp, lecture notes
  120. Mangano, Antonio, papers
  121. Maroon Raiders photographs
  122. Masque and Triangle records
  123. Media collection
  124. Milkshed Committee collection
  125. Monthly Rag
  126. Moore, Robert W., essays
  127. Moving Up Day, Colgate University, records
  128. Mu Pi Delta records
  129. Music, Colgate University Department of, records
  130. Natural History Society, Colgate, records
  131. Nichols, Ernest Fox, papers
  132. Oratorical and Essay Contests, Colgate University, collection
  133. Osborn, Lucien M., lectures
  134. Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Colgate University, records
  135. Philobiblon
  136. Philomathesian Society records
  137. Philoponian Society records
  138. Photograph collection, Colgate University
  139. Physics Club of Colgate University records
  140. Physics and Astronomy, Colgate University Department of, records
  141. Pi Delta Epsilon records
  142. Political Science Club of Colgate University records
  143. Post War College, Committee on the, records
  144. President's Office, Colgate University, records
  145. President's and Treasurer's, Colgate University, reports
  146. Promotional Material, Colgate University, collection
  147. Protest and Activism, Colgate University, collection
  148. Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Colgate University Office of the, records
  149. Psychology, Colgate University Department of, records
  150. Residential College, Committee on the, records
  151. Rod and Transit Club, Colgate University, records
  152. Sacred Music Society records
  153. Salmagundi records
  154. Sash Factory records
  155. Scarab of Colgate University, Order of the, records
  156. Seminary Church records
  157. Sesquicentennial Committee records
  158. Shaw Wellness Institute, Colgate University, records
  159. Shortliffe, J. Melbourne, papers
  160. Sloan Foundation records
  161. Social Sciences, Colgate University Division of, records
  162. Society for Inquiry records
  163. Society of Families, the
  164. Sociology and Anthropology, Colgate University Department of, records
  165. Spear, Philetus B., papers
  166. Speirs, Russell, papers
  167. Spencer, Charles Worthen, papers
  168. Sports, Colgate University, collection
  169. Student Handbooks, Colgate University, collection
  170. Students' Association, Colgate University, records
  171. Taggart family papers
  172. Theater Program, Colgate University, records
  173. Theological Lyceum of Madison University records
  174. Theta Nu Epsilon records
  175. University Council, Colgate University, records
  176. University Studies, Colgate University Division of, records
  177. Vortex
  178. WRCU records
  179. Wheeler, A.H., Colgate University photographs
  180. Whitford family letters collection
  181. Whitnall, Harold Orville, papers
  182. Wills, Bequests, and Scholarships, Colgate University, collection
  183. Women's Club, Colgate, 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. Madison Baptist Association minutes
  15. McGregory, Joseph Frank, letters
  16. Mcguire, Peter E. and Kelly, Joseph L., papers
  17. Merrill, George Edmands, papers
  18. Migrant workers in Madison County and Central New York collection
  19. Osborn, Thomas Ward, papers
  20. Payne family papers
  21. Ransohoff, Martin, screenplays
  22. Richmond, Daimon, papers
  23. Senior Citizens Housing Project of Hamilton, New York records
  24. Terry, George B., papers
  25. Todd, Maria C., diary
  26. Watson, Elkanah, papers
  27. York family papers
  28. 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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