Search the Collections
BobCat: Use this to search books, periodicals, and maps. Bobcat is a cooperative catalog hosted by NYU, clicking on the link will take you to a different website.
NYU Finding Aid Portal: Use this to search for finding aids to processed archival, manuscript, oral history, and photographic collections. The NYU Finding Aid Portal is a cooperative catalog hosted by NYU, clicking on the link will take you to a different website.
Emma: Use this to search for archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, library collections, and special collections.
Online image gallery: Use this to search for individual photographs. A small number of our images are currently available online, but more images are added regularly.
Please note that all of these search tools are constantly being updated. Please start your search here; but if you don’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to email our staff for further suggestions.
In the Library
Finding Aids: Browse a complete collection of our paper finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, and photographs, many of which are not currently available online.
Image Database: Search, view, and print images of individual photographs, prints, and paintings.
Oral History Database: Search and listen to audio recordings of oral history interviews.
Finding Aids, Image and Oral History databases can be used anytime the library is open, no appointment necessary.
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