Collections

Before Hudson: 8,000 Years of Native American History and Culture

Photographs of Native American artifacts found in New Paltz, including pottery, beads, and projectile points.

Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
Black Oral History Collection of Chemung County
This collection contains oral histories of members of Chemung County’s Black community, as well as whites involved in the Civil Rights movement.
Brentwood Historical Collection
History books on Brentwood and Long Island, NY.
Charles Stoll Collection

Archival materials from the life of Charles Stoll with emphasis on the Stoll-McCracken Expedition to Alaska in 1928.

Historical African American Experiences at Cherry Hill

Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.

A History of the Black Community of Syracuse
Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.
Jewish Buffalo Image Collection
A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.
Overseas Relief Papers
This collection contains documents relating to the resettlement of displaced persons in the Twin Tiers following World War II.
Union College Aaron J. Feingold Judaica Collection
This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.