Collections

Big Flats and Chemung County Historical Collection
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Ella Wheeler Glass-plate Negatives Collection - West Park in winter, 1902

These glass plate photographs of Oswego and family trips to Michigan, Connecticut, and the Thousand Islands were taken between 1900 and 1910 by photographer Ella Merrill Crippen Wheeler.

Fletcher Steele Nursery Orders
This collection of nursery orders offers insight into what plant materials were being used over 6 decades from 1916 when Fletcher Steele began his landscape architecture practice to 1971 when he passed away.
Major William A. Welch Document Collection

A selection of Major Welch's papers created during his time at PIPC.

Map Collection
This collection contains a map of Sacandaga Park in 1905.
Pictorial History of Sonnenberg
Sonnenberg is a Victorian mansion and homestead known for its extensive gardens. These photographs compiled by Mary Clark Thompson show the elaborate gardens she planned in memory of her husband, Frederick Ferris Thompson in the early 20th century.
Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company Photograph Collection
The Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company was a successful business in Ticonderoga, New York during the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts the Company’s mill, machines, and the surrounding area.
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.
Union College Robert N. Michaelson, UC 1972, Postcard Collection
This collection contains postcards of the Union College campus and its vicinity, including postcards of student activities, individuals, and off-campus sites associated with prominent College alumni.