Collections

Adirondack Scenic Photograph Collection
Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.
Big Flats and Chemung County Historical Collection
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Charles Henry Miller Digital Collection
A digital collection of etchings titled “New York and Long Island Landscapes” by artist Charles Henry Miller (1842-1922).
St. Alphonsus Church Fire

This series includes photographs showing both natural and man-made disasters that occured in Tupper Lake from1899 to approximately 2010. This includes floods, fires, murder, car accidents, low water, and wind storms.

Families of Upstate New York
This collection contains photographs and contextual information related to families in the upper Hudson Valley and southern Adirondack regions.
Flooded street in 1972 Auburn

Fifteen color slides of the flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes in June of 1972 as the Owasco River in Auburn crested.

Genesee Valley Town and Country Collection
A collection of photographs of the people, towns, and countryside of the southern Genesee Valley region during the late nineteenth to late twentieth centuries.
Long Island Digital Collection
A digital collection of primary source materials from Special Collections that documents the history of Long Island.
Greetings From Bayshore, L.I. - U.S. DIRIGIBLE IN FLIGHT

The Long Island Postcard Collection documents mansions of the Gilded Age, local landmarks, and scenes of everyday life.

Long Island Postcard Digital Collection
A digital collection of postcards that depict places and people primarily on Long Island, New York.
Osmond D. Putnam Photographs
Images taken by Osmond D. Putnam in Warren and Essex Counties, New York, in the Adirondacks.
Saugerties, NY History Collection

Maps, photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to Saugerties history.

Damage at A&P Supermarket on Genesee Street

Collection of photographs documenting damage to the city of Auburn, NY, from a storm in 1946.

Troy Public Library Postcard Collection
Postcards with views of Troy, New York and surrounding areas. The bulk of the collection is unmailed and dated 1900-1920.