Located on the 6th floor of Syracuse University's Bird Library, the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) advances scholarship and learning by collecting and preserving rare books, manuscripts, and other primary source materials. SCRC's collections span time and format, from cuneiform tablets to born digital media. Collection areas include activism and social reform, architecture and design, popular culture, photography, and the history of recorded sound. SCRC is dedicated to connecting students, scholars, and the general public to its collections through exhibitions, lectures, and mini-seminars.
Current exhibitions now on view from the collections of the SCRC.
What’s New in Special Collections? A selection of new acquisitions, recent donations and freshly available material from the Special Collections Research Center
The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries, home to many of Syracuse University’s rare or unique research and teaching collections, will hold a special viewing of recent acquisitions and newly available material on Thursday, February 7, from 4-6 p.m. in the Antje Bultmann Lemke Seminar Room on
Dane Flansburgh Appointed Assistant Archivist for the Special Collections Research Center
The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is pleased to announce that Dane Flansburgh has been hired as Assistant Archivist. Dane joined SCRC in August of 2016 as Temporary Project Archivist processing the Crusade for Opportunity Records and the records of Chancellor William P. Tolley. Prior to joining SCRC he was
Dr. Sebastian Modrow Appointed Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts for the Special Collections Research Center
The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sebastian Modrow as Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts. In this role he will have responsibilities including the assessment and development of collections of rare books, printed materials, and manuscript material, and will have a focus