Collections

image of Skaneateles and Lake, April 2005

Photos taken from airplanes around Central New York.

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Postcards & Stereo Views
Postcards and stereographs of many Buffalo Olmsted Parks from the late 1800s to early 1900s.
Buffalo Photograph Collection: Lantern slides, circa 1890-1910
The Buffalo Photograph Collection of lantern slides contains images of cityscapes, street views, events, and architecture in turn-of-the-century Buffalo.
Combination Atlas Map of Rockland County, New York

Maps, lithographs, and directories from the 1876 atlas published by the F. A. Davis Company.

Geneva James G. Vail collection
A collection of photographs of Geneva, New York taken by James G. Vail in the late 19th century.
The [George Nathan] Newman Collection of Photographs of Vanished and Vanishing Buffalo
Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.
Ilion Urban Renewal Collection
This collection contains photographs of the village of Ilion, New York that were affected by an urban revitalization project conducted from 1968-1972.
Ken Spooner Collection
Photographs, maps, and postcards documenting the history of Mastic Beach, NY.
Montauk Fishing Collection
Historic photographs and maps of fishing in Montauk.
Montauk Land Use and Development
Historic photographs and maps showing land development in Montauk.
Polster Photographs of Lockport, NY
Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.
Richard Linke Collection of Adirondacks Re-Viewed Photographs
A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack Park taken by photographer Richard Linke in the early 1970s.
Saranac Inn Photograph Collection
The Saranac Inn was a popular Adirondack resort on Upper Saranac Lake during the late 19th through mid-20th century. This collection features photographs of the Inn, its buildings, rooms, and grounds.
Seneca Ray Stoddard Adirondack Stereoviews
Seneca Ray Stoddard produced many images of the Adirondack area which encouraged tourism and the creation of the Adirondack State Park.
Skaneateles Library Association Collection
Archival materials relating to the history and community of Skaneateles, New York primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century.
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.
Stereograph Card Collection of Geneva
Stereograph images of Geneva, New York from the late 19th century.
Watervliet Businesses
This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.