SJAC’s diverse collections include old Synagogue minute books and registers, membership lists, photographs, oral histories, testimonies, annual reports of communal organisations, books of Scottish Jewish interest, friendly society regalia, personal papers, war medals, ceremonial keys, newspapers, magazines, trophies, plaques, paintings and sculptures, immigration and naturalisation papers, passports and correspondence.

The Archives Centre houses the Family Tree of Scottish Jewry database of over 100,000 Scottish Jews. A consultation can be booked (charges apply).