The Diocesan Archives Maintains archival collections of information and materials of historical value for the diocese and parishes. The Archives:
Is the depository for documents and records of the diocese
Provide for an accurate and clear record of those events which comprise the official history of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse
Collects, appraises, organizes, preserves, describes, catalogs, and where appropriate makes available those records of administrative, legal, fiscal, and historical value
Is made up of two distinct areas: the museum located in the basement of the former Cathedral School at 424 Montgomery St. in Syracuse, and the library and records/work room which are located in the basement of the Chancery building at 240 East Onondaga Street in Syracuse.
Is open to researchers by appointment Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.
Schedules tours of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Does NOT house sacramental records. These are kept at the parish level
Was established in 1986
Maintains archival collections of information and materials of historical value for the diocese and parishes.
Carl H. Roesch Museum: located in the basement of the former Cathedral School, the museum houses a vast collection of unique archives from our diocese!
The museum is open the second Wednesday of every month, 9:30-11:30 am or by appointment Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
- Cathedral Parish
- Soft Bound Books and Pamphlets
- Sister's Council
- Seminaries and Seminarians
- Msgr. David Gildea
- Msgr. Joseph Champlin
- Ready Reference-Bishops
- Ready Reference-Institutions
- Ready Reference-Parishes
- Current Collection-1970's, 80's and 90's
- Department of Archives
- Msgr. Charles Fahey and Daniel Lawler
- Special I Before 1950
- Rare Books
- Hard Bound Books
- Dr. David O'Brien
- Catholic Sun
- Blue Prints
- Bernadette M. Russell
- Dr. Thomas R. O'Connor
- Msgr. Charles Joseph Brady
- Special II-1950's and 1960's
*Collections- a body of manuscripts or papers having a common source