Collections

African American Presence in the Hudson Valley

Documents and photographs relating to African-American history in the early United States.

Ashokan Reservoir Lost Profit Testimonies

Journals recording testimonies from business owners who lost income due to the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.

Bethlehem Public Library
This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.
Central New York Canal Collection
The Erie Canal Collection comprises a set of financial documents and cultural materials relevant to the Erie Canal digitized by the American Museum of Finance.
Chester Historical Society Collection

Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.

Clarke Family Business Papers
A collection of business, land and family papers of eight generations of the George Hyde Clarke family.
Cold Spring Whaling Company Assorted Papers (1842-1855)
The Anonymous Collection consists of various papers related to voyages made by the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Company vessels Alice, Edgar, Huntsville, Monmouth, Richmond, and Splendid between 1842-1855, as well as letters and financial documents related to the Abraham Bell & Son shipping firm.
Colonial Manuscripts

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

Delhi Equal Suffrage Club Collection
Minute and treasurer books of the Delhi Equal Suffrage Club, along with a few letters and a photograph, dating from c1914.
Drug Company Statements Dr. Best House & Medical Exhibit
This collection contains documents relating to prescription drugs and Dr. Best.
Eleanor Disston Papers
The Disston Papers are comprised of a 24-page letter written by John D. Jones to his sisters describing his 1835 voyage aboard the Expeditious from New York to the Island of Nassau in the Bahamas.
Freeport Memorial Library Board Minutes
Library board minutes from the Freeport Memorial Library.
Hewlett Collection
The Hewlett collection is comprised of documents relating to the Hewletts, a prominent Cold Spring Harbor family
Hewlett Family Papers

The collection contains correspondence, recipes, diaries, business records and manumissions.

Hewlett-Jones Collection
The Hewlett-Jones collection is made up of records from the Cold Spring Whaling Company and the U.S. Customhouse at Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
Huntington Deeds
Deeds documenting land transactions from the early history of Huntington.
Huntington Legal Manuscripts
Legal manuscripts of early Huntington, NY.
Jones Collection
The Jones collection is made up of records from the Cold Spring Whaling Company.
Knight Collection
The Knight collection is made up of records from the Cold Spring Whaling Company.
NCCC Annual Reports
NCCC's Annual Reports contain detailed information on the College and its growth. Students, faculty, and staff accomplishments are highlighted. The reports are a summary of each academic year, encompassing enrollment statistics, financial statements, curriculum development, and community activities.
Newburgh Glebe Documents

This collection provides a record of the Glebe's activities from the 1790s through the early 1900s.

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.
Schenectady County Deeds
This collection contains 18th and 19th century deeds for land and property in Schenectady County. The documents are part of the Grems-Doolittle Library Historic Manuscripts Collection.