Collections

Albany Law School Collection
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the students of Albany Law School.
Art and Artifacts
This collection contains paintings, sculptures and other three dimensional objects in the Library's special collections.
View of Mt. Morris (Big Tupper) from a distance

This series contains photographs that document the various stages of Mt. Morris, or “Big Tupper,” as well as Big Tupper’s predecessor, SugarLoaf Ski Center.

First Barber Shop in Tupper Lake

The photographs in this series document a variety of businesses over Tupper Lake’s history from approximately 1880 to 2005.

Canisius College Presidents
This collection contains photos of all Canisius' presidents from its first, Rev. William Becker, S.J. through John J. Hurley, J.D. who has the distinction of being the first lay president.
Family Photo 1

This series includes a great number of photographs of various citizens from approximately 1860 to 2010 including candid pictures of individuals, group shots at various events.

Clarkson Ice Carnival Photographs
Three photographs of the King and Queen of the Clarkson-Normal Ice Carnival
black and white image of a horse and carriage outside of bakery

Photographs and postcards relating to the history of Claverack, N.Y.

Crain Family Papers
This collection consists of documents relating to politics, business, foreign affairs, and the family’s personal affairs, which not only offer a glimpse into nineteenth century rural life in New York State, but detail machine politics on a regional, state, and national level into the early twentieth
Group of firemen in uniform posing with fire truck out front of firehall at 21 High St.

The photographs in this series document the various emergency services in Tupper Lake from approximately 1921 to 2010.

Endicott-area Photographs & Postcards
This collection contains photographs and postcards that share the history of the Village of Endicott.
Families of Upstate New York
This collection contains photographs and contextual information related to families in the upper Hudson Valley and southern Adirondack regions.
Fletcher Steele Collection
Photographs and technical drawings of gardens designed by Landscape Architect Fletcher Steele in the 20th century.
GE Research Lab Photographs
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
Genesee Valley Town and Country Collection
A collection of photographs of the people, towns, and countryside of the southern Genesee Valley region during the late nineteenth to late twentieth centuries.
Geneva Public Library Digital Collection
Photographs relating to the history and development of Geneva, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Hudson Valley Technical Institute, 1953 -1958
This collection reflects the diversity of the student body  as well as the broadening scope of the curriculum as the Institute responded to the wants and needs of employers and students in the region.  
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.
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.
Library History
This collection documents the library’s early years (1957-1969), beginning through the initiative of the Westbrook Women’s Club.
Luca D'Auria in Uniform

The collection includes both military photos from the 52nd General Hospital and personal family photos of Luca, his wife Lilian, and their relatives.

NY Ontario & Western Railway Photographs

This collection contains photographs of the New York, Ontario and Western Railway near Hamilton, NY.

Photographs of Bob Wyer
Bob Wyer’s photographs cover the late 30s to the late 70s, showing life in and around Delhi, NY. They cover a wide range of activities, including schools, businesses, and community activities.
Photographs of Mary Flagler Cary

Images of landscaping, tree plantings, employees and buildings around Mary Flagler Cary's Millbrook estate as well as her family's estate, Edgewood.

Polster Photographs of Lockport, NY
Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.