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Cornell University Medical College Collections

Note: Institutional records are closed for research until 25 years after their date of creation.

Below is a partial list of archival holdings:

Administrative Records

Board of Overseers, 1980-

Board of Trustees (Cornell University), 1936-1982

Office of the Dean, 1898-

Executive Faculty Council, 1932-1977

General Faculty Council, 1972-

Departmental Records

Department of Anatomy, 1910-1937, 1975-1977, 1985-1988

Department of Anesthesiology, 1948-1993-

Department of Bacteriology, 1935-1943

Department of Biochemistry, 1928-1937, 1967-1975, 1986, 2004-

Department of Chemistry, 1918, 1928

Comprehensive Care and Teaching Program, 1952-1974

Cornell Clinic, 1913, 1922-1932

Cornell University Medical College Library (later Samuel Wood Library), 1917-

Crash Injury Research Project, 1942-1968

Department of Dermatology (Daniels), 1936-1985

Department of Medicine, 1909-present

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 1960, 1979-

Department of Neurology, 1904-1930, 1968-

Department of Ob/Gyn, 1932-1995

Department of Ophthalmology, 1980s

Department of Pathology, 1899-1953, 1971-1988

Department of Pediatrics, 1921-1970, 1974-

Department of Pharmacology, 1914-1978, 1982-

Department of Physiology, 1907-1940s, 1960s-

Division of Plastic Surgery, 1960-1968

Department of Psychiatry, 1915, 1921, 1926-

Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 1922-

Russell Sage Institute Pathology, 1915-1916

Department of Surgery, 1916-1978, 1986-1995, 2002-

Department of Urology, 1927, 1929-1935, 1964-1998

Other Records

Alumni Association, 1899-

Announcements (Catalogs), 1898-

Cornell University Medical College Bulletin, 1911-1932

Student Records (including yearbooks, commencements, prizes), 1898-

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The archives are open for onsite research by appointment only.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Medical Center Archives
1300 York Avenue
PO Box #34
New York, NY 10065
email-archives@med.cornell.edu
(212) 746-6072