Collections

Radical Abolitionist
A collection of the Radical Abolitionist newspaper published by the Central Abolition Committee during the mid-19th century.
Railroad Photograph Collection
The collection provides pictorial information showing locomotives and rolling stock of railroads that once served New York State and adjacent states and provinces.
Rambler Newsletter
The Rambler Newsletter is published by Farmingdale State College students and contains historical information about the college and alumni.
Ray Smith Collection
The people and places of Montauk, captured in the photography of Ray Smith.
Ready-Made Campus
This collection contains photographs of the Sage College of Albany, with a large portion of the collection taken in the 1970s when the college was known as Sage Junior College of Albany.
Red Hook Postcards

Selected images from a postcard collection of scenes in the Town of Red Hook, including commercial businesses, private houses, churches and public buildings.

Red Hook Schools: 1870-1940

Images showing teachers, students and their ‘one-room’ schoolhouses throughout the Town of Red Hook in Dutchess County.

Red Hook Town Board Minutes

Board minutes from the Town of Red Hook in Dutchess County.

Reflections Yearbook Collection
"Reflections" was the official yearbook of Maria College from 1967 to 1976 and 1980.
Refugees Starting Over Collection
Over the past four years, Dr. Kathryn Stam, Faculty at SUNY Poly, has been gathering media and multimedia chronicling the lives of Refugees who have settled in Utica NY.
Front page of the bi-centennial issue

The bicentennial edition, published on April 8, 1985, of the founding of the Register-Star of Hudson, New York, includes information associated with the paper’s history.

Reher Center Collection

This collection includes items belonging to the Reher family as well as artifacts that were recovered during an archeological dig near their building.

Reid Gallery of Prominent Citizens of Rome, New York
The Reid Gallery of Prominent Citizens at the Jervis Public Library in Rome, New York, contains "photographic portraits of prominent men who have in some way been connected with the history of Rome, or its vicinity, who have been born in Rome or have lived in Rome and who have attained prominence in
Religious Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs and drawing of religious facilities in Albany, New York.
Reminiscent History of North Collins
A handwritten history of the agricultural town of North Collins, New York.
Remsen Yearbooks

This collection contains 79 yearbooks from Remsen Central School and covers most of the years 1938-2021.

Rensselaer County Historical Society Edgar Holloway Collection of Watercolors and Prints
This collection is Edgar Holloway’s commissioned works to paint and document Troy, New York and the surrounding area’s architectural and industrial heritage in 1972.
Republic Aviation
Images of Republic Aviation and Fairchild-Republic Co., Farmingdale, Long Island
General Store 201 E State Street

A collection of photographs of residences, divided by architectural style, in Ithaca and Tompkins County, NY from the General Photo File of the History Center in Tompkins County.

Residential Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.
Richard H. Handley Collection
The Richard H. Handley collection contains photographs and still images that share the history of Long Island, New York.
Richard Linke Collection of Adirondacks Re-Viewed Photographs
A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack Park taken by photographer Richard Linke in the early 1970s.
Richard T. Gilmartin Collection
Historic Montauk photographs, correspondence, postcards and advertising collected by Richard T. Gilmartin.
Richmond Collection
The Richmond collection is made up of financial records and personal correspondence relating to the Ship Richmond’s whaling voyage from 1846-1849.
three young men Leaning Against a Wall

Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the Bellamy Family and their friends in Norwich, NY.