Collections

Abram Lincoln Letter Collection
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
Anna E. Wilcox Collection
The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.
Autographs
Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.
Butler Family Papers
This collection consists primarily of letters written by William Butler to his brother Edmund during the Civil War period from 1861 to his death in 1864. William served with the 69th Regiment of the New York Militia.
Caldwell Family Collection

Documents and letters related to the family of John Caldwell Sr.

Civil War Collection

Letters, photographs, and records about the Civil War.

Civil War Letters
This collection contains letters written by Union Army Civil War soldiers.
Civil War Letters and Journal of Charles F. Weller
This collection consists of letters and a journal written by Charles F. Weller during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War.
Clarkson Family History Collection
A collection of various documents pertaining to the Clarkson family of Potsdam, New York
Edward M. Ruttenber Collection

This collection contains manuscripts, including handwritten copies of regimental histories and individual personal histories of Orange County soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

Fort Orange Collection

Letters and photographs of the men who guarded the New York City Aqueduct during WWI.

Francis M. and Henry H. Stone Collection
The Francis M. and Henry H. Stone Collection contain twenty-one letters written by the two brothers while they were in the 27th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Infantry and the 1st Regiment New York Veteran Cavalry
Geneva Civil War Collection
A collection of Civil War-related documents pertaining to local Geneva residents.
Glen Letters Collection
Letters of the Glen Family of Schenectady, mainly letters to and from Henry Glen. The bulk of the letters deal with business matters, including Henry Glen's involvement with the War of 1812.
Hiram S. Wilson Civil War Letters
This collection includes letters written by Captain Hiram S. Wilson, primarily to his wife Elizabeth during the period of 1861 to 1864. Captain Wilson served in Company H of the 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry.
Ingraham P. Smith Collection
The Ingraham P. Smith Collection consists of forty-five letters and two medical documents, written during the Civil War.
John McConihe Collection
This collection contains letters written by Captain John McConihe to his business partner, John B. Kellog.
Lewis H. Brown Collection
The Lewis H. Brown Collection consists of sixty-four letters written by Lewis Henry Brown, Lewis’ brother Burritt Brown, and Albert Ransom, Burritt Brown’s friend and tent-mate.
Provincial Exile: Roelof J. Eltinge's Banishment from the Paltz

Beginning in 1777, this collection follows Roelof Josiah Eltinge through his legal troubles of being an accused loyalist in New Paltz, NY.

First page of handwritten letter to "Friend Tillot," June 24, 1861 on patriotic letterhead depicting a soldier, American flags, military tents, and the US Capitol building

This collection contains documents created by or received by Schenectady County soldiers in the course of their service during the American Civil War, 1861-1865. 

Senate House Collection

A sampling of documents from the Colonial period and Revolutionary War.

Skaneateles Library Association Collection
Archival materials relating to the history and community of Skaneateles, New York primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Suckley Family World War I Collection

Materials documenting Henry Eglinton Montgomery Suckley's experience as an ambulance driver in World War I.

Taylor Civil War Letters
A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.
Ten Eyck Fonda Collection
The Ten Eyck Fonda Collection consists of twenty-six letters written by Fonda while serving as a telegrapher for the United States Military Telegraph Service during the Civil War, and one political campaign card.