A History of Colgate University 1819-1969
Howard D. Williams wrote this book on Colgate's history to mark the sesquicentennial anniversary of the school's founding.


Colgate at 200 collection
The 2018-2019 academic year marks the beginning of Colgate University's third century. As part of the bicentennial celebrations, the archives has digitized images and documents related to its 200-year history. Explore this collection as a complement to the Colgate at 200 Years website.


Edward H. Stone photograph collection
Edward H. Stone (1875–1968) was the official Colgate photographer for nearly fifty years and also worked commercially in the town of Hamilton and its surrounds. The Edward H. Stone photograph collection (1890s–1950s) contains glass and film negatives, and photographic prints related to Colgate University including images of buildings, campus landscapes, student groups, athletics, faculty, and administrators.



Colgate University Student Newspapers


Colgate University Yearbooks


Web Archive
Collects, preserves, and makes accessible Colgate University community websites.


Postcards at Colgate
Postcards at Colgate showcases the campus and the surrounding area as they were in the early part of the 20th century.


Film and Video
Digitized versions of vintage film and video related to Colgate University's history, including promotional programs, recordings of events, documentaries, interviews with faculty and almuni, and raw footage.

Modern Sketch
This rare Chinese periodical, Modern Sketch (Shi Dai Man Hua) contains caricatures, cartoons, and humorous writing that defined the golden era of Shanghai’s comic art during the mid-1930’s.


Local & Regional Newspapers


Andrew J. Russell Photographs
Taken by Russell during the American Civil War.


A Burmese Album
Photographs taken in Burma by the expatriate German photographer Philip Klier.


Colgate University's cuneiform tablets
48 cuneiform tablets, owned by Colgate University, and digitized and made available by the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative