Collections

Buffalo City Directories
Buffalo City Directories from the early to late 19th century.
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.

DeRuyter Town History Postcard Collection
Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
Endicott-area Newspapers
This collection includes many papers that enjoyed short runs, some originating in the old village of Union that merged with Endicott in 1906.
Endicott-area Photographs & Postcards
This collection contains photographs and postcards that share the history of the Village of Endicott.
Ernie Simon Collection
The Ernie Simon Collection includes his personal collection of “Port Remembered” photographs.
Geneva Public Library Digital Collection
Photographs relating to the history and development of Geneva, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Henry Page Historical Files
The Henry Page Historical Files were collected by local historian Henry Page throughout his lifetime in Perry. They cover many topics, such as local businesses, organizations and events. Some photos are also of people of note.
Historic Postcards from Sardinia, NY
A collection of photographic postcards depicting the rural town of Sardinia, New York in the early 20th century.
Main Street Businesses Middleburgh New York
This collection contains images of businesses located in the Middleburgh, New York area.
Newark Area History and Views
Postcards and photographs which depict the town of Newark, New York throughout the 20th century.
Newark Public Library History
This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and documents relating to the Newark Public Library throughout the 20th century.
Oceanside Community
20th century images relating to the people and places in the Oceanside community.
Phillip Trypuc Collection
Photographs of local businesses, events and people during the 1950s in and around Shirley, NY.
Port Jefferson Postcards
Historic postcards of Port Jefferson, NY.
Port Washington Library History Collection

The Port Washington Library History Collection contains images from the planning and construction of the library in the mid-1960s to life and library activities that have taken place since that time.

Port Washington Main Street Collection
The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.
Postcards of Syracuse and Central New York
The Onondaga County Public Library Postcard Collection contains both mailed and unmailed postcards of buildings, scenes, and activities in and around Syracuse, New York, from throughout the twentieth century.
Putnam County Historian's Office Digital Collection

This collection contains historic images, postcards, and documents from across Putnam County.

Sag Harbor Photograph Collection
Historical photographs of the Sag Harbor, NY community.
Sayville Library Long Island Collection

Items from the Local History Collection of the Sayville Library.

Shirley News
Newsletters distributed by Shirley, Long Island, Inc.
Urban Renewal in Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs showing the demolition and construction of buildings in Albany's Clinton Square neighborhood during the late twentieth century.
Walter T. Shirley Collection
Photographs and meeting minutes from Shirley's real estate business.
A View at Lakeland postcard

The Witherill Postcard Collection contains mailed and unmailed postcards of businesses, structures, and local scenes of Cazenovia, NY and its vicinity.