Collections

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.
City Hall, Rochester, N.Y.

The City Hall Photo Lab Contemporary Collection contains images depicting official City events and programs and documenting public works services and projects in Rochester between 1982 and 2010.

Raging High Falls, Rochester, N.Y., in early 20th century

The City Hall Photo Lab Vintage Collection contains images selected from over 5,000 35mm slides made in 1984 from photographs, maps, renderings, and other graphics from Rochester’s past.

Delaware County Historical Association Sherwood Collection
The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.
Leger cover

A ledger showing the business affairs of the Land Agency for the early settlement of Steuben County and "Pulteney's Land" in the Genesee.

Flight of the Hyperion

The Rochester Public Library Local History Division Picture File Collection contains diverse images relating to Rochester’s history.

Enrollment of the Sloop Sophia of Cold Spring Harbor

Materials related to the US Customs Port of Delivery at Cold Spring Harbor, primarily created by the Surveyor Jacob C. Hewlett.

William Wallace Farley Papers
Papers of an Albany businessman and politician.