Collections

Drug Company Statements Dr. Best House & Medical Exhibit
This collection contains documents relating to prescription drugs and Dr. Best.
Early Canastota Business Collection
The Early Canastota Business Collection contains documents and newspaper clippings about the first businesses in Canastota, NY.
GE Research Lab Photographs
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
General Electric Historical Documents
The collection features text documents highlighting the history of General Electric and its founders.
General Electric Photographs
This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.
The Great Steamboat Race Letters
The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.
Lenox Memorial Hospital Collection
The Lenox Memorial Hospital Collection contains documents and newspaper clippings about the hospital that served the area in the early to mid-twentieth century.
Mining Collection
A collection of mineral samples, artifacts, and photographs relating to the history of mining in Essex County
Nancy Fitzroy standing between two seated male colleagues at the GE Research Center. There is a chalkboard with writing on it behind them.

Papers of one of the first female engineering graduates of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1949.

Nickell Collection of Dr. R.V. Pierce Medical Artifacts
Samples of advertisements and packaging used by Dr. R.V. Pierce to market his products in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Nickell Snake Oil Collection
A collection of advertisements, packaging, and other materials relating to the snake oil and patent medicine trade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
William N. Weeden Color Printing Manuscript 1886
The William N. Weeden Color Printing Manuscript is an inventor's hand-written account in 1886 of his discovery of a printing method that produced multi-color printing with one impression. The collection includes color prints generated by the process.