Collections

1964 Rochester Riot Photographs
This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
Albany Law School Alumni
This collection contains documents and photographs relating to the alumni of Albany Law School.
Albany Law School Architecture Collection
This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.
Albany Law School Collection
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the students of Albany Law School.
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.
Ben Gilman Photographs

This collection of photographs reflect Ben Gilman's work, travels and meetings with important leaders worldwide.

Bethlehem Public Library

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem Public Library (formerly Delmar Free Library), Town of Bethlehem, Albany County, New York. 

Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College
A collection of photographs documenting President Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith's College in 1926.
City Hall, Rochester, N.Y.

The City Hall Photo Lab Contemporary Collection contains images depicting official City events and programs and documenting public works services and projects in Rochester between 1982 and 2010.

Raging High Falls, Rochester, N.Y., in early 20th century

The City Hall Photo Lab Vintage Collection contains images selected from over 5,000 35mm slides made in 1984 from photographs, maps, renderings, and other graphics from Rochester’s past.

Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth Collection
This collection contains items related to the life of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth.
Coretta Scott King Collection
These photographs and letters detail Coretta Scott King’s visit to Keuka College in June 1970.
Delhi Equal Suffrage Club Collection
Minute and treasurer books of the Delhi Equal Suffrage Club, along with a few letters and a photograph, dating from c1914.
Dewitt Community Library History Collection
The DeWitt Community Library History collection contains photographs and images related to the history of and events occurring within the library.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
These photographs and letters detail Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Keuka College in June 1963.
Elmira College Women’s Rights and Suffrage Collection
The Elmira College women’s rights and suffrage collection is an aggregate of records from the Elmira College Archives.
Elsie Gutchess Great Women of the USA Collection
Items from the papers of historian Elsie Gutchess, including primary and secondary materials relating to the history of women in the United States.
Frances Folsom Cleveland Collection
Collection of portraits, articles, memorabilia, and papers of Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston, with emphasis on her time at Wells College, in the White House, and her time in Aurora, NY as a Wells College trustee and wife of Thomas Preston.
Ithaca Tax Assessment Photographs
This collection includes photographs of buildings in the city of Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York, taken in 1954 by Roy Wenzlick and Company.
Jennie Curtis Cannon Collection
Miscellaneous materials concerning Jennie Curtis Cannon (Mrs. Henry White Cannon), including a scrapbook and other material related to her activities in the women’s suffrage movement.
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.
Judicial Portrait Collection
A portrait collection of New York judges and court staff spanning over a century.
League of Women Voters of Buffalo Niagara
Newsletters, newspaper articles, publications, meeting minutes and scrapbooks chronicling the history of the League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization from the early 20th century to present day.
Love Canal Images
Photographs relating to the Love Canal environmental tragedy in the late 20th century.
New York State Women's Suffrage Exhibition Collection
Items pertaining to the women's suffrage movement in New York State, 1848-1917.