Collections

Albany Institute of History and Art Library Digital Images
This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.
Best Family
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the Best family.
Early Canastota Collection

The Early Canastota Collection contains photos, clippings, and documents that describe Canastota in the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.

Floral Fete Collection
The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.
Garden City Village Archives Collection
Images from the archives of the Village of Garden City, New York, located on Long Island in the center of Nassau County
Kenneth R. Dorn Regional History Study Center - David F. Nestle Memorial Collection
This collection is comprised of the historical records of the Fonda, Johnstown, and Gloversville Railroad.
Maybrook Switching Terminal Collection

Images and documents related to the Maybrook switching terminal and the railroads it served.

New York State Assemblyman Grant W. Johnson and the Adirondack Northway
Grant W. Johnson of Ticonderoga served as Essex County's lone State Assemblyman from 1953 until his death in 1965.
Nyack Turnpike Maps and Documents

Documents and images related to the creation and maintenance of the Nyack Turnpike.

Otsego Lake Historical Collection
Primary sources relating to the historical significance of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY.
Port Washington Main Street Collection
The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.
Port Washington Maritime Collection;
The Port Washington Maritime Collection features materials from the Local History Center that relate to the region’s rich maritime history and traditions.
Proceedings of the Commissioners of the Land Office of New York State
The Proceedings provide a record of land disposed or acquired by the State of New York, including lands for New York’s canal system.
State Reservation at Niagara
The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.
Working on the Erie Canal
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.