Collections

Adirondack Scenic Photograph Collection
Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.
Albany Law School Architecture Collection
This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.
Alexis Johnson Collection
These manuscripts detailed the lives and customs of the inhabitants of Schuyler, NY, and provide insight into nineteenth century life in Central New York.
Bentley Snow Crystal Collection
Snow crystal images and their associated documentation taken by Wilson A. Bentley in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
Charles Sylvester Piersaull Photographs

Glass plate negatives of Hyde Park scenes, people, and architecture, taken by Charles Sylvester Piersaull.

Daniel Dumych Collection
A photograph collection from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, documenting hydro-electric power industry in Niagara Falls, NY
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.
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.
Floods of Chemung County
This digital collection derived from the Chemung County Historical Society’s archive and the Chemung County Library District’s collection, includes photographs, documents, video, and/or sound recordings about the floods that impacted Chemung County.
Frank Estabrook Collection

This collection consists of pages from the 1895 "souvenir" book called "Sketches" that Estabrook created.

Harriet Martin Dey Photograph Collection

Presented here are selected images of Red Hook (N.Y) and the Hudson Valley taken by Harriet Martin Dey.

Historic Views of Forest Lawn
The collection contains images from the 19th and 20th Centuries showing historic views of Forest Lawn. These images are digitized from original glass plate negatives, photographic prints, lithographic drawings, stereoscopic views and commercial postcards.
History of Crandall Public Library
This collection contains images illustrating the rich history of Crandall Public Library (founded in 1892).
History of the Village of Lakewood
Photographs and ephemera relating to Lakewood, New York in the early 20th century.
James Milne SUNY Oneonta
A sampling of printed articles, photographs and correspondence from the James Milne archive at SUNY Oneonta.
John Quincy Adams Ward Papers Digital Collection
This collection contains materials from the papers of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, 1800-1933.
Mary Anne Thorne Chadeayne Collection

Photographs, correspondence, textiles, and other items pertaining to the family of Mary Ann Thorne Chadeayne.

McBride Street Campus
Photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to the early campuses of the Syracuse University College of Medicine in Syracuse, New York in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Montauk Military Collection
Historic photographs of various military installations on Montauk.
Northern Survey Company, Albany, NY
This collection contains photographs taken by the Northern Survey Company of Albany, NY of family houses, farms, businesses and public buildings in New York State and New England, 1878 to 1900.
Robert Joki Stereoscopic Collection of Saratoga Springs NY
This online collection contains stereoscopic images (one side of the stereoview card) from The Robert Joki Collection. These images highlight important landmarks in the Spa City.
Page 32 from Spanish-American War: 23rd Separate Company Photo Album

This album dates from 1889-1890 and is a collection of photographs of soldiers with the 23rd Separate Company, recruited for the Spanish-American War and serving at Camp Wetherill near Greenville, South Carolina.

SUNY New Paltz College History Collection

This collection documents the history of higher education in New Paltz, NY.

Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company Photograph Collection
The Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company was a successful business in Ticonderoga, New York during the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts the Company’s mill, machines, and the surrounding area.