Collections

Civil War Carte de Visite Collection
This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.
Civil War Collection

Letters, photographs, and records about the Civil War.

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.
Golden Hill School Collection

Historic photographs of Golden Hill School, a boarding school for boys in Kingston, N.Y.

John Quincy Adams Ward Papers Digital Collection
This collection contains materials from the papers of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, 1800-1933.
Little Falls Public Library Collection

This collection contains photographs of when the Little Falls Public Library was a residence and competitions for the Little Falls Camera Club, and other materials relating to Little Falls.

School Letters of Rachel Eltinge

The school letters of Rachel Eltinge, written during her stay at the New Paltz Female Academy.

Three women and a man pose in a field during the bean harvesting at Hanson Farms, 1943

The photographic work of Washington G. Smith (1828-1893) and Arthur J. Telfer (1859-1954) documents life in Otsego County, New York, for almost a century.

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