New York State Modern Political Archive

Collections of organizations and individuals active in public policy issues especially since 1950.

National Death Penalty Archive

A collection of personal papers and organizational records documenting the United States's important history of capital punishment.

German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection

Personal and professional papers of German-speaking Émigré in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts and the organizations which assisted those who fled the Nazi regime.

University Archives

Official records of the University at Albany, SUNY, and its predecessor institutions dating to the founding of the New York State Normal School in 1844.

Miriam Snow Mathes Historical Children's Literature Collection

Over 12,000 children's books and periodicals published in the 19th century and up to 1960.

Business, Literary, and Art Collection

Chiefly New York State and New England business records, state and local history collections, and art and literary manuscripts.

Rare and Specialized Books

Pre-1801 European and pre-1820 American printed books.