Collections

1st Methodist Protestant Ch.B4
Handwritten church records from the First Methodist Protestant Church of Rockville Centre, NY.
An Ecumenical Wind in Buffalo:  A History of the Local Council of Churches (Buffalo, New York) 1857-1977
"There is an ecumenical wind in Buffalo. It is a long prevailing wind much less of the moment than many suppose." by Harlan Frost An Ecumenical Wind in Buffalo provides a comprehensive overview of one hundred and twenty years of ecumenical cooperation in the Buffalo, New York region.
Bard - Tivoli History Collection

Materials relating to John and Margaret Bard and Reverend James Starr Clark, which illustrate the beginnings of St. Stephen's College, Trinity Church and School, and Trinity Academy.

Bard Family Papers

Letters, deeds, and other materials related to the Bard family.

Brentwood Historical Documents
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
Buffalo Ku Klux Klan Chapter: List of Members
A directory of Buffalo Ku Klux Klan members from the mid-1920s.
Canisius College Church Records
Church Records: St. Mary of the Assumption R.C. Church (a k.a. St.
Canisius College Course Catalogs
Canisius College Course Catalogs, 1873-1920. These brochures provide a prospectus of Canisius College in its early years. They include course offerings, tuition and fees, student organizations and names of faculty, staff and students.
Charles Rand Penney Trail
Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.
Colonie New York Cemetery Collection
The Colonie New York Cemetery Collection is composed of documents and photographs related to the smaller cemeteries in the Colonie-area.
Convivium Collection
This collection contains images of medieval and early modern manuscripts, manuscript leaves, and book leaves.
Daredevils of Niagara - Photos & writing from the Orrin E. Dunlap collection
Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions.
Documents About Enslaved People in Schenectady
The collection is composed of 18th and 19th documents that mention enslaved and formerly enslaved people in Schenectady County. Some materials in this collection may contain offensive language or imagery. In the interests of historical integrity, we are not removing these images or words.
Dudley Observatory Historical Archives
This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.
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.

Florence Service Collection
This collection contains both the history that Florence P. Service wrote in 1902 and a portrait that was taken of her by the Obenaus Studios in Albany, New York.
General Electric Historical Documents
The collection features text documents highlighting the history of General Electric and its founders.
Horse Thieves Collection

The minute books from Red Hook's two societies for the detection and apprehension of horse thieves.

Huntington Deeds
Deeds documenting land transactions from the early history of Huntington.
Huntington Documents
Historical documents related to the Town of Huntington and its various families.
Huntington Legal Manuscripts
Legal manuscripts of early Huntington, NY.
Huntington Town Schools
School district records from the Town of Huntington, NY dated 1815-1872.
Huntington War Manuscripts
Historical manuscripts relating to Huntington’s involvement in the Revolutionary and Civil War.
John McConihe Collection
This collection contains letters written by Captain John McConihe to his business partner, John B. Kellog.