Collections

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.
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.
Howland Stone Store Museum Collection
Collection of materials from the Howland Stone Store Museum in Sherwood, N.Y. related to woman suffrage and local history, including woman suffrage posters and publications.
John S. Apperson Jr. and Paul Schaefer Collections
A collection of photographs, pamphlets, letters, and other materials highlighting 20th century citizen political activism, grassroots conservation, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondacks in New York State.
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.
Oswego Historical Society
This collection contains publications by the Oswego Historical Society from 1899 to 1976.
Willsborough Town Book
This collection consists of the Willisborough Town Book, beginning on the 8th day of 1786.