Collections

Barns of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains: An Introduction

This collection details barns and other rural structures of years past in several counties in NY.

Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
Brockport Village Glass Plate Negatives
A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting the Brockport region.
Logo for Craft Beverage Memory Project

The Cayuga and Seneca Lakes Agriculture and Craft Beverage Memory Project is a two-year oral history project. The interviews document and preserve the personal stories of wine, cider, beer and other beverage producers between Cayuga and Seneca Lakes.

Southold Historical Society and Museum

Historic photograph collection, Long Island’s East End

Chester Historical Society Collection

Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.

Christopher Collection
The Christopher Collection includes images representing a historical snapshot of the people and places around the towns of Van Buren and Lysander, and the Village of Baldwinsville, New York, collected by Anthony J. Christopher Sr., a Baldwinsville, native.
Donnan Farm Galway NY
This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.
Fair Advertisement from 1898

Photographs, newspaper articles, postcards, and ephemera from and pertaining to the Agricultural Fair held in Dryden, New York.

 

A mother and daughter in portrait

Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the farm women of Dryden, New York.

 

Fletcher Steele Nursery Orders
This collection of nursery orders offers insight into what plant materials were being used over 6 decades from 1916 when Fletcher Steele began his landscape architecture practice to 1971 when he passed away.
Fort Plain Street Fair
This collection contains images and documents related to the Fort Plain Street Fair.
Fred R. Wolcott Photographic Collection
The Wolcott Collection contains photographs taken by Fred Wolcott, who photographed and documented daily life on the Onondaga Nation Territory in the early 1900’s.
Lewis Boys

This collection includes photographs from Gary Lyon and LeRoy Clapp and depict buildings, people and landscapes in the rural community of Pompey, New York.

Hardy Family Photographs
Photographs of a Western New York farming family and their farm in the early 20th century.
Historic Postcards from Sardinia, NY
A collection of photographic postcards depicting the rural town of Sardinia, New York in the early 20th century.
History of Waterville Collection

Materials documenting the history of the Waterville and Sangerfield, New York areas.

Huntington War Manuscripts
Historical manuscripts relating to Huntington’s involvement in the Revolutionary and Civil War.
Kent Historical Society Digital Collection

This collection includes historic photos of Kent farmlands, local residents, and the Ludington family.

Miner Institute Blueprints and Maps Collection
Heart's Delight Farm in Chazy, New York was a state-of-the-art farm in the early 20th century. This collection includes blueprints and maps depicting the farm and its buildings.
Nassau Fair
This collection contains material from 1896 - 1910 related to the Rensselaer County Fair.
Oral Histories of Tompkins County
This collection contains Oral Histories from people living and working in Tompkins County, New York.
Richard H. Handley Collection
The Richard H. Handley collection contains photographs and still images that share the history of Long Island, New York.
Schuelke Collection

Ted Schuelke was a Liverpool, New York resident and his photograph collection is comprised of pictures taken in the immediate Liverpool area and in the Adirondacks.