State University of New York, Upstate Medical University

State University of New York, Upstate Medical University

766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210, United States
Archives & Special Collections is Upstate Medical University’s only repository for archival, and rare printed and 3-dimensional materials, making it an invaluable resource for faculty and students, and visiting researchers interested in the history of medicine and science. We welcome researchers year-round.<br /> <br /> The Archival holdings currently include more than 2000 linear feet of records relating to Upstate Medical University and it's predecessor institutions, Geneva College of Medicine (1834-1871) and Syracuse University College of Medicine (1872-1949). Finding aids have been made available online to assist researchers in using collections that have been processed.

Collection Sampling

The Robert E. Rothenberg MD Papers, 1943-1945

This collection contains the journals of Robert E. Rothenberg, who graduated from the Cornell University Medical School in 1932. The collection has one series, Writings.
Collection ID: 2005.0003

The David S. Packard Jr. PhD Papers, 1944-2015

This collection contains the papers of David S. Packard Jr. Ph.D., whose research concentrated on birth defects. Packard served the Upstate Medical University as a professor of Cell and Developmental Biology from 1973 to 2002. The collection contains six series: Correspondence, Memorabilia, Photographs, Subject Files, Notebooks, and Printed Materials.
Collection ID: 2017.0002

The Syracuse Free Dispensary Collection, 1888-1964

This collection contains the papers of the Syracuse Free Dispensary. It has seven series: Photographs, Scrapbook, Subject Files, Administration, Reports, Medical Records, and Economic Study.
Collection ID: FIC2018.0001

The Charles W. Lanning MD Papers, 1895-1973

This collection contains the papers of Charles W. Lanning, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1898. The collection has three series: Photographs, Printed Materials, and Memorabilia.
Collection ID: 2005.0002

The Arthur D. Ecker MD PhD Papers, 1904-1996

This collection contains the papers of Arthur D. Ecker, who was a neurosurgeon and Professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The collection has six series: Research Materials, Memorabilia, Correspondence, Writings, Personal Papers, and Audio-Visual Materials.
Collection ID: 1990.0002

The College of Nursing Collection, 1947-2014

This collection contains the papers of the College of Nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University. It has six series: Photographs, Administration, Events, Printed Materials, Subject Files, and Accreditation and Grant Reports.
Collection ID: FIC2018.0004 and 2010.0002

The Thursday Night Club Records, 1899-2018

This Collection contains the records of the Thursday Night Club, first established at the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1899.
Collection ID: 1960.0001

Registrar Records Collection, 1924-2021

This collection consists of records produced by the Office of the Registrar at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Series within the collection include printed materials, enrollment and compliance data, faculty reports, student records, photographs, and National Boards performance reports.
Collection ID: 2019.0006

The Herman G. Weiskotten MD PhD Papers, 1883-1972

This Collection contains the papers of Herman Gates Weiskotten MD PhD, who served as dean of the Syracuse University College of Medicine from 1922-1951. The collection contains five series: Correspondence, Memorabilia, Photographs, Printed Materials, and Subject Files.
Collection ID: 1975.0001

The Norman L. Woodford MD Papers, 1908-1985

This collection contains the papers of Norman L. Woodford, who graduated from Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1921 and was a Health Officer and Coroner of Cayuga County. The collection has three series: Board of Health, Business, and Writings.
Collection ID: FIC2017.0011