Collections

Central Square Oral History Collection
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.
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.
Elmira College Women’s Rights and Suffrage Collection
The Elmira College women’s rights and suffrage collection is an aggregate of records from the Elmira College Archives.
Fulton Oral History Collection
This collection includes oral history videos conducted by students at Fulton High School.
“Private Journal of the Affairs du Vie, 1842-1852,” page 3

This collection contains the papers of Henry Darwin Didama, who became a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1872 and Dean of the College of Medicine beginning in 1888.

Maurice Leyden Collection
The Maurice Leyden Collection consists of diaries, photographs, correspondence, financial records, essays and military records of Maurice Leyden. The collection also includes twenty-two diaries, dating from 1860-1886 and written Sarah Woodruff Pottle, a relative of Mr.
Millard Fillmore

A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Buffalo, New York native, and 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore.

Rochester Area Historian's Holdings
A collection of card index finding aids to the Monroe County Mail Newspaper, Fairport Herald Newspaper, and the Town of Perington, New York records from the 19th century through to the mid-20th century.
Flight of the Hyperion

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

Suffrage Documents of the New York State Federation of Women’s Clubs
The suffrage documents are a hidden collection within the New York State Federation of Women’s Clubs records.