Collections

Battenkill Inspired
This collection contains images and documents related to the Battenkill River and surrounding area.
Bayport-Blue Point Historic Postcards
The collection consists of over 300 postcards showing buildings, structures, and natural features of Blue Point, NY, a hamlet on Long Island, NY.
Bellmore Postcards
Historic postcards of Bellmore, NY.
Floral Fete Collection
The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.
Garden City General Collection
Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources
Gayer Collection
Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
Gill Room Postcard Collection Greenwich NY
This collection contains images of postcards that show the buildings and surrounding area of Greenwich, New York.
Glen Cove Historic Postcards
Historic postcards of Glen Cove, Long Island
Gold Coast Historic Postcards
Historic postcards from Long Island’s Gold Coast.
Hicksville Historic Photographs

Photographs, Newspaper clipping, and postcards from Hicksville, NY.

Hudson River Night Boat Collection

Historic images of the Hudson River Night Boats.

Locust Historical Collection

Historical photographs and postcards of Locust Valley, NY.

Locust Valley Historical Collection
Historical photographs and postcards of Locust Valley, NY.
Madden Collection

Historic glass negatives, prints, and postcards depicting the Erie Canal and other waterways in New York and Canada from the collection of Emily and J. Hayward Madden of Livonia, NY

Merrick Historical Postcards
Historic postcards from Merrick, NY.
Milton Price and Tomlin Art Co. Postcard Collection
Scenic postcards highlighting communities of Mastic, Mastic Beach and Shirley.
Montauk Historical Postcards
Historic postcards of Montauk, Long Island.
Montauk Maritime Collection
Historic photographs of maritime activites around the area of Montauk.
Naples Library Postcard Collection
Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.
Otsego Lake Historical Collection
Primary sources relating to the historical significance of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY.
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This collection contains the Barry C. and Mary Jean (MJ) Ross Hudson River Postcard Collection.

SCCC Postcard Collection
This collection contains images of postcards of Elston Hall, Hotel Van Curler, and the Western Gateway Bridge and surrounding area.
Soule Collection

Historic postcards related to the canals of New York State and Canada (1902-1948), from the collection of F. Channing Soule, an instrumental figure in establishing the Canal Society of New York State.

Town of Clifton Park History Collection
This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.
Wayne Tucker Postcard Collection
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.