Collections

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.
Emporium Forestry Company Maps
The Emporium Lumber Company was originally formed in 1892 in Pennsylvania and was dissolved in 1950. The success of the company led to expansion in New York State.
Farmingdale Historical Collection
Historic photographs and advertisements of Farmingdale, Long Island.
The [George Nathan] Newman Collection of Photographs of Vanished and Vanishing Buffalo
Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.
Economic and geologic map of the State of New York showing the location of its mineral deposits

This collection of maps comes from the MacIntyre Iron Company, which operated at the Tahawus mines near Newcomb, NY.

Polster Photographs of Lockport, NY
Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.
Rochester NY City Directories
This collection includes city directories from Rochester, NY, with information about the people and businesses within the city. Includes three maps of the city of Rochester.
Skaneateles Library Association Collection
Archival materials relating to the history and community of Skaneateles, New York primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century.