Collections

1825, a Pivotal Year on the Niagara Frontier
Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
18th- and 19th- Century Cooking in the Hudson Valley

Documents and images related to cooking and food preparation in the 18th and 19th centuries.

19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York
A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.
Airliners
Images of airliners, personnel and passengers, from early commercial air travel to the Jet Age.
Art Oneida
The ArtOneida project is a celebration of public art in Oneida County, NY. The team from Sculpture Space in Utica has documented artwork all across Oneida for a database, website, interactive map, and commemorative book.
Before Hudson: 8,000 Years of Native American History and Culture

Photographs of Native American artifacts found in New Paltz, including pottery, beads, and projectile points.

Binary Visions: 19th Century Woven Coverlets

A selection of 19th century woven coverlets as well as some various supporting materials, drawn from the permanent collection of Historic Huguenot Street.

Burnap Collection of English Pottery and Porcelain
A collection exemplifying of english pottery dating between 1790 and 1860.
Canisius College Coaches and Sports
This collection highlights coaches, teams, individual athletes, and a variety of sports memorabilia including programs and tickets.
Canisius College Memorabilia
Canisius College Archives and Special Collections contains historic records and artifacts related to the institution. This exhibits samplings from the collections.
Charles Rand Penney Trail
Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.
Chautauqua County Directories
This is a collection of 32 directories representing various regions of Chautauqua County, New York, with many featuring directory listings for businesses as well as residents along with advertisements for local businesses and services, city and area maps, and other historically relevant information.
Crane School of Music
This collection contains photographs, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and sheet music relating to the history of the Crane School of Music dating between 1869 and 1993.
Daemen Theatre Posters Collection

A small collection of posters advertising theatrical productions at Daemen College (formerly Rosary Hill College). Posters date from 1972 to 1987.

Doll Collection
This collection consists of a large number of both partial and complete children's' dolls.
Dr. Austin Flint Collection
This collection contains several artifacts from the Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection, University at Buffalo, that highlight the life of Dr. Austin Flint. A renowned physician, Flint was one of the founding members of the University at Buffalo Medical School.
Dudley Observatory Artifacts
This collection contains images of artifacts and people related to the Dudley Observatory.
Early Records of the Sacarissa Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows
A collection of 19th and 20th century records relating to the Sacarissa Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows fraternal order.
Folk Art and Artist Collection
This collection contains folk art collected from Upstate New York and other regions.
Historic Paintings at James Prendergast Library
A collection of historic 19th century paintings at James Prendergast Library.
Hudson River Day Line Collection

Photographs, objects, ephemera and printed materials from the 1860s through 1971 relating to the Hudson River Day Line.

Joseph Scala Collection
This collection includes sculptures created by Joesph Scala, who was an artist, professor emeritus of Syracuse University, and former director of Stone Quarry Art Park in Cazenovia, NY.
Maria College Nursing 50th Anniversary Collection
Celebrating 50 years of Nursing education at Maria College. Collection contains photographs, ephemera, manuscripts, articles, correspondence, booklets, announcements and press releases relating to the nursing program from its inception in 1970 to 2020.