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The Archives is dedicated to preserving records that document the history, organization, policies, activities, and people of the University, and making those records available to researchers.

Records Include:

  • Papers of Chancellors and Board of Trustees
  • Records of schools, colleges, and departments
  • Papers of more than 250 faculty, staff, and alumni
  • Publications
  • More than 750,000 visual images
  • More than 5,000 films and videotapes
  • Nearly 24,500 theses and dissertations
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Memorabilia

Materials in the Archives are available to all members of the Syracuse University community and to the public, except for certain collections that are restricted in whole or in part. This includes both University administrative data and faculty and staff collections.

Buildings of SU

Buildings of SU

Photographs and information on the University's architectural heritage dating back to our first rented classroom space in 1871.

History of SU example

History of SU

Historical information of general interest, including Commencement speakers, a history of the buildings on campus, and our lineage of Chancellors.

Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives example

Pan Am Flight 103 / Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives

Dedicated to the 270 men, women and children whose lives were lost in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988.