Collections

Abram Lincoln Letter Collection
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
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.
Boy Scouts of America, Troop 73, Voorheesville, New York Collection

The Scoutmaster of Troop 73, Howard C. Coughtry, created this collection about the troop's civic and recreational activities.

Caldwell Family Collection

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

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.
Clarke Family Business Papers
A collection of business, land and family papers of eight generations of the George Hyde Clarke family.
Clarkson Family History Collection
A collection of various documents pertaining to the Clarkson family of Potsdam, New York
Colonial Manuscripts

Archival documents relating to the early development of the town of New Paltz, NY.

Dr. Austin Flint Collection
This collection contains several artifacts from the Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection, University at Buffalo, that highlight the life of Dr. Austin Flint. A renowned physician, Flint was one of the founding members of the University at Buffalo Medical School.
Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection
Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.
Emily Howland Papers
Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.
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.
The Hasbroucks of Locust Lawn

Photographs, letters, artwork, textiles and other possessions belonging to the Hasbrouck family.

Ingraham P. Smith Collection
The Ingraham P. Smith Collection consists of forty-five letters and two medical documents, written during the Civil War.
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.
MAG Artifacts and Memorabilia
A collection of correspondence by Gertrude Herdle, former Director of the Memorial Art Gallery. Many of the letters relate to her travels in Europe, especially during the 1920s.
Millard Fillmore

A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Buffalo, New York native, and 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore.

Mountain Top Library Digital Collection

Historic postcards, genealogical records, and documents relating to mountain top communities in the Catskill region.

Overseas Relief Papers
This collection contains documents relating to the resettlement of displaced persons in the Twin Tiers following World War II.
Rochester Artists
A collection of documents, including letters and exhibition announcements, and a photograph relating to Rochester artists in the late 19th century.
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.
Village of Voorheesville Historical Records

The collection includes records documenting the people, places, and events of the Village of Voorheesville and to a lesser extent the Town of New Scotland.