Collections

1935 Federal Improvement Aerial Survey
This set of aerial images offers insight into several early versions of the Erie Canal, which were still visible in 1935 but have since been replaced by other infrastructure or otherwise faded into their surroundings.
Acorn Stove Trade Cards
This collection features Acorn Stove trade cards from the collection of the Albany County Historical Association. The cards were created after 1850 to advertise Acorn Stoves, which were manufactured by the Albany company, Rathbone and Sard.
Adirondack Mines Photograph Collection
This collection of photographs features mines located in the Adirondack region around 1900.
Albany Institute of History and Art Library Digital Images
This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.
Allan Herschell Ride Archive
Allan Herschell Company catalogs from the 20th century depicting amusement rides and devices.
Ashokan Reservoir Lost Profit Testimonies

Journals recording testimonies from business owners who lost income due to the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.

Atari Coin-Op Division Corporate Records, 1969-2002
Atari pioneered the arcade video game and helped launch the video game revolution with the introduction of Pong (1972), the Home Pong console (1975), and the Atari 2600 (1977) during the 1970s. Initially as Atari Inc.
Autographs
Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.
First Trust Opening

This series contains photographs of several banks in Tupper Lake. Photographs include interior and exterior shots, grand openings, and bank officials from 1905 to approximately 1980.

Barge Canal Construction: Middle Division

These photographs document construction of the middle section of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1925.

Barge Canal Construction: Western Division

These photographs document construction of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1926. Coverage encompasses the entire Western Division of the Barge Canal, from the eastern boundary of Wayne County all the way west to Lake Erie

Battenkill Inspired
This collection contains images and documents related to the Battenkill River and surrounding area.
Brentwood Postcards
Historic postcards and advertisements of Brentwood, NY.
Brockport Village Glass Plate Negatives
A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting the Brockport region.
Buffalo City Directories
Buffalo City Directories from the early to late 19th century.
Buffalo Photograph Collection: Lantern slides, circa 1890-1910
The Buffalo Photograph Collection of lantern slides contains images of cityscapes, street views, events, and architecture in turn-of-the-century Buffalo.
Businesses of Albany, New York
This collection contains historic photographs of businesses in Albany, New York.
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.

Calderone Theatre Collection
Historic photographs of the Calderone chain of theaters in Long Island.
Camp Syracuse

Photographs taken at Camp Syracuse, a World War I training and recruitment center.

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.
Clark Rice Photography Collection
Collection of photographs and other material from Clark Rice and Merrium Crocker
Clarke Family Business Papers
A collection of business, land and family papers of eight generations of the George Hyde Clarke family.
CLRC Archives
The CLRC Archives Collection includes images of member libraries and librarians. The images come from a 1975 slide presentation about the council, formerly known as CENTRO.
Commercial Streets of Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs and drawings from Albany's business and industrial areas.