Grande Glass Plates Collection

Depicts life in Saratoga Springs, New York from a "local" perspective as captured by photographer Harry B. Settle and a few aspiring photographers.

W.S. Teator Glass Plate Negative Collection

Images taken by William Seward (Will) Teator (1860-1930), between 1890 and 1910, of Upper Red Hook (N.Y.) scenes, people, family groups, buildings, etc.

Walt Whitman Collection
Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.
Walter T. Shirley Collection
Photographs and meeting minutes from Shirley's real estate business.
Wantagh Fire Department

Photographs and documents relating to the Wantagh Fire Department in Wantagh, NY

Wantagh Local History
Photos, documents and ephemera of Wantagh, NY.
Wantagh Museum
Images and records documenting the restoration of the Wantagh Train Station into the Wantagh Museum.
Wantagh People
Photographs of various members in the Wantagh, NY Community
Wantagh Railroad Elevation Project
Photographs taken during the renovation of the Babylon Line of the Long Island Rail Road.
War of 1812
Photographs, letters, maps, drawings, and documents relating to the War of 1812.
Ward Manor

Historic photographs documenting activities and experiences at Ward Manor.

Ward Manor Collection

A collection of postcards and photographs of Ward Manor in the 1920's. Ward Manor was a home for the poor and elderly as well as a summer camp for youth.

Washingtonville Historic Photograph Collection

Historic photographs of local subjects from Washingtonville and Blooming Grove’s past.

Waterbury Mill
Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.
Watervliet Businesses
This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.
Postcard for Watkins Salt Company, 1960

Images from the Watkins Salt Company of Schuyler County.

Watson Family Photographs
This collection contains photographs and diaries of the Watson family, who are known for their involvement with the Memorial Art Gallery.
West Hempstead Local History
The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.
Westbury Local History
The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
Soldier seated with rifle

The Western New York and the Civil War collection represents a cooperative initiative between the State University of New York  at Buffalo and numerous historical societies from the Western New York counties of Erie and Niagara to share local history collections with

Westinghouse Family Papers
This collection includes correspondence, an autograph book, legal documents and photographs from the Westinghouse Family from 1833-1913.
Whitestown Seminary Postcard

This collection contains an early history of the Whitestown Seminary, an assignment on the architecture of the Whitestown Seminary, Anniversary Exercises for 1862 to 1864, programs on an exhibition and on a reunion and banquet, and photographs.

Willard Psychiatric Center Collection
Collection of photographs taken from 1957 through 1968 of various buildings and grounds of Willard Psychiatric Center. The black-and-white photographs contain detailed studies of various buildings of the hospital, many of which have been since torn down
William Thompson Howell Photographs

Glass plate negatives taken by William Thompson Howell as he explored the New York Highlands.