Collections

Battenkill Inspired
This collection contains images and documents related to the Battenkill River and surrounding area.
Big Flats and Chemung County Historical Collection
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Postcards & Stereo Views
Postcards and stereographs of many Buffalo Olmsted Parks from the late 1800s to early 1900s.
Camp Russell Boy Scouts Collection

This collection contains items from Camp Russell, a Boy Scout camp located in the Southwestern Adirondacks, dating from the early 1900s through the camp's closure in 2014.

Colton Photographs
A large collection of photographs and postcards showing individuals and places of interest associated with Colton, New York over a roughly 150 year period.
Floral Fete Collection
The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.
Gayer Collection
Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
Genesee Valley Town and Country Collection
A collection of photographs of the people, towns, and countryside of the southern Genesee Valley region during the late nineteenth to late twentieth centuries.
Kay Flickinger Dockstader Papers, 1910-1995
This collection contains photographs with personal descriptions taken by Kay Flickinger Dockstader during the 1930s through the 1950s of the Adirondack Mountains, regional scenery, and members of various outdoor clubs hiking, skiing, and camping.
Lake Placid Public Library Photograph Archive
This collection consists of historical photos, newspaper articles, postcards, and some personal notes of people, places, sports, and businesses pertaining to the Town of North Elba and Village of Lake Placid as created by Town and Village Historians Mary MacKenzie (1964-2001) and Beverley Reid (2001
Montauk Maritime Collection
Historic photographs of maritime activites around the area of Montauk.
Mountain Top Library Digital Collection

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

Russell Postcards
A collection of postcards featuring Russell, NY.
Skaneateles Lake Collection
The Skaneateles Lake Collection documents various locations around the Finger Lake, illuminating the lake's significance to health practice, recreation, and the environment.
Town of Clifton Park History Collection
This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.