Collections

15th New York National Guard Enlistment Records
This collection contains images of identification cards for the 15th New York National Guard, also known as the 369th Regiment, during World War I and World War II eras.
175th Anniversary of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Photographs relating to the history of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library over the past century.
1825, a Pivotal Year on the Niagara Frontier
Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
1885 Wantagh Station
Items relating to the move and restoration of the original Wantagh, NY train station
18th- and 19th- Century Cooking in the Hudson Valley

Documents and images related to cooking and food preparation in the 18th and 19th centuries.

1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration Postcards

Postcards related to the 1909 Hudson Fulton Celebration.

1913 Watervliet Flood
The 1913 Watervilet Flood collection is a collection of photos shows the flooding in Watervliet, New York, along some of the main thoroughfares.
1935 Federal Improvement Aerial Survey
This set of aerial images offers insight into several early versions of the Erie Canal, which were still visible in 1935 but have since been replaced by other infrastructure or otherwise faded into their surroundings.
1964 Rochester Riot Photographs
This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York
A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.
1st Methodist Protestant Ch. B3
Handwritten church records from the First Methodist Protestant Church of Rockville Centre, NY.
1st Methodist Protestant Ch.B4
Handwritten church records from the First Methodist Protestant Church of Rockville Centre, NY.
20th Century Remains of the Genesee Valley Canal
A collection of photographs portraying the remains of the Genesee Valley Canal.
27th Division in World War Two
This collection contains images of each page of a yearbook for the 27th Division of New York State.
A. L. Jameson Glass Plate Negative Collection
This collection consists of a mix of photographs depicting various scenes and locations in the Adirondacks dating between 1890 and 1909.
Abby and Will Csaplar Lake George Collection
This collection contains images of Lake George, New York.
Abram Lincoln Letter Collection
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
ACHA Postcard Collection
This collection showcases the diverse postcard collection of the Albany County Historical Association.
Acorn Stove Trade Cards
This collection features Acorn Stove trade cards from the collection of the Albany County Historical Association. The cards were created after 1850 to advertise Acorn Stoves, which were manufactured by the Albany company, Rathbone and Sard.
Adirondack Map Collection
The vast Adirondack Mountains were one of New York State’s last untamed wilderness regions, and historical maps tell the story of how this area was explored, charted, developed and settled from the 1700s through the present day.
Adirondack Mines Photograph Collection
This collection of photographs features mines located in the Adirondack region around 1900.
Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides
A collection of photographs dating between 1870 and 1900 depicting numerous houses and great camps, major bodies of water, and portraits of Adirondack residents and tourists.
Adirondack Scenic Photograph Collection
Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.
Aerials, Airplanes, Eclectic Aviation
A treasure trove of various aviation images, both on and off Long Island.