Information for Researchers

The Institute Archives and Special Collections is currently closed to researchers outside the Rensselaer Community.

Please email with any questions you have.

Learn how you can connect with the Archives’ resources to assist you in your research project. We have troves of finding aids and digital collections accessible to researchers either online or in person.

Review our Quick Tips Before You Visit.
Connect to our collections online.
Peruse the Guides to Institute Records and Manuscript.
Look for images in the Image Database.
Explore the history of the Institute online.
Peruse our online exhibits for more history.
Contact us with a research query.