Collections

20th Century Remains of the Genesee Valley Canal
A collection of photographs portraying the remains of the Genesee Valley Canal.
Battenkill Inspired
This collection contains images and documents related to the Battenkill River and surrounding area.
256 Delaware Ave, Bethlehem, NY, ca. 1955. Hilchie's Terminal Hardware, Inc. and L.J. Mullen Pharmacy are seen in photo.

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.

Champlain Canal Collection
The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.
Commercial Streets of Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs and drawings from Albany's business and industrial areas.
Emporium Lumber Company Photograph Collection
The Emporium Lumber Company was a logging company located in Conifer, New York in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs relates to their logging and railroad business.
Erie Canal
This collections contains images of the Erie Canal in the Fort Plain area.
Floral Fete Collection
The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.
Gayer Collection
Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
Gill Room Postcard Collection Greenwich NY
This collection contains images of postcards that show the buildings and surrounding area of Greenwich, New York.
Glen Cove Historic Postcards
Historic postcards of Glen Cove, Long Island
Glens Falls Feeder Canal
This collection contains items that share the history of the Feeder Canal and the people involved.
Hudson River voyage c.1937-39
The Hudson River Voyage collection contains still images of steamboats that went up and down the the Hudson River between 1937 and 1939.
Jones Beach, High Hill Beach and The Wantagh Parkway

Photographs, color slides, documents and show tickets relating to the creation and design of the Jones Beach State Park complex.

Mason-Malone Collection
The Mason-Malone Collection consists of images from the Mason Studio archive of prints and negatives.
Merrick Historical Postcards
Historic postcards from Merrick, NY.
Montauk Maritime Collection
Historic photographs of maritime activites around the area of Montauk.
Naples Library Postcard Collection
Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.
Otsego Lake Historical Collection
Primary sources relating to the historical significance of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY.
Port Washington Maritime Collection;
The Port Washington Maritime Collection features materials from the Local History Center that relate to the region’s rich maritime history and traditions.
Richmond Collection
The Richmond collection is made up of financial records and personal correspondence relating to the Ship Richmond’s whaling voyage from 1846-1849.
SCCC Postcard Collection
This collection contains images of postcards of Elston Hall, Hotel Van Curler, and the Western Gateway Bridge and surrounding area.
Schenectady, New York Street Scenes
This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.
Soule Collection

Historic postcards related to the canals of New York State and Canada (1902-1948), from the collection of F. Channing Soule, an instrumental figure in establishing the Canal Society of New York State.

State Reservation at Niagara
The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.