Collections

Adirondack Mines Photograph Collection
This collection of photographs features mines located in the Adirondack region around 1900.
African American Presence in the Hudson Valley

Documents and photographs relating to African-American history in the early United States.

The Albert R. Stone Negative Collection
Photographs taken by newspaper photographer, Albert R. Stone, document the City of Rochester, especially in regards to early 20th century transportation and construction.
Anna E. Wilcox Collection
The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.
Men With Surveying Equipment

Documents, postcards, and pictures pertaining to the construction of Ashokan Reservoir.

Bard Student Fire Department

Photographs reflecting the history of Bard College's student-run fire department.

Barge Canal Construction: Middle Division

These photographs document construction of the middle section of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1925.

Barge Canal Construction: Western Division

These photographs document construction of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1926. Coverage encompasses the entire Western Division of the Barge Canal, from the eastern boundary of Wayne County all the way west to Lake Erie

Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
Brockway Motor Trucks Collection
This collection contains a sampling from the thousands of Brockway Motor Truck Co. slides, photographs and negatives.
Businesses of Albany, New York
This collection contains historic photographs of businesses in Albany, New York.
Capital District Library Council Albany NY
This collection contains items that share the history of the Capital District Library Council.
Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph Collection
The Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph collection represents a historical overview of Chittenango Landing and the surrounding areas that had significant importance to the canal boat industry in the middle section of the Erie Canal.
CLRC Archives
The CLRC Archives Collection includes images of member libraries and librarians. The images come from a 1975 slide presentation about the council, formerly known as CENTRO.
Crawford Collection

The Crawford Collection contains photographs and glass negatives taken around Liverpool, New York by various photographers including Toby Crawford III’s father, George “Waxy” Miller and James T. Rogers.

Dentistry at the University of Rochester
A collection of images depicting the Rochester Dental Dispensary and School for Dental Hygienists in the early and mid-20th century.
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.
Donnan Farm Galway NY
This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.
Dudley Observatory Historical Archives
This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.
Erie Canal Photograph Collection
Photographs of the Erie Canal in and around Schenectady, New York. Includes images of the construction of the canal and architectural features of the canal, such as aqueducts, bridges and locks.
The Family
This collection contains multiple photographs and documents of The Family sculpture located on Corning Community College’s Spencer Hill Campus.
Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection
The Santa Clara Logging Company, run by President Ferris Meigs, was a leader in timber conservation in the Adirondack region. This collection of photographs depicts the Santa Clara Logging Company and Meigs family.
GE Research Lab Photographs
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
General Electric Photographs
This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.
Gloversville Library NY
The images in this collection cover the building of the Gloversville, New York Carnegie Library that was erected with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie.