Collections

1825, a Pivotal Year on the Niagara Frontier
Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York
A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.
Adirondack Map Collection
The vast Adirondack Mountains were one of New York State’s last untamed wilderness regions, and historical maps tell the story of how this area was explored, charted, developed and settled from the 1700s through the present day.
Atlas of the Hudson River Valley from New York City to Troy

Historic maps detailing land ownership, structures, businesses, and bodies of water from New York City to Troy.

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Report Maps
Maps selected from the 1935 Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Report.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Postcards & Stereo Views
Postcards and stereographs of many Buffalo Olmsted Parks from the late 1800s to early 1900s.
Buffalo Photograph Collection: Lantern slides, circa 1890-1910
The Buffalo Photograph Collection of lantern slides contains images of cityscapes, street views, events, and architecture in turn-of-the-century Buffalo.
Buffalo Postcards
A collection of postcards depicting Buffalo in the early 20th century.
The College of Saint Rose Archives - Map Collection
This collection contains maps of the College of Saint Rose campus from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Colonie New York Cemetery Collection
The Colonie New York Cemetery Collection is composed of documents and photographs related to the smaller cemeteries in the Colonie-area.
Combination Atlas Map of Rockland County, New York

Maps, lithographs, and directories from the 1876 atlas published by the F. A. Davis Company.

County Atlas of Sullivan New York

This collection includes the 1875 Beers Atlas of Sullivan County, New York.

County Atlas of Ulster New York

Maps, lithographs, and directories from the 1875 Beers atlas of Ulster County.

Emporium Forestry Company Maps
The Emporium Lumber Company was originally formed in 1892 in Pennsylvania and was dissolved in 1950. The success of the company led to expansion in New York State.
Eric Lindsay Memorial Postcard Collection
Historical postcards of Chemung County and Elmira, NY.
Farmingdale Historical Collection
Historic photographs and advertisements of Farmingdale, Long Island.
Finch, Pruyn and Company Maps
Finch, Pruyn and Company was founded in 1865 when Jeremiah and Daniel Finch, along with Samuel Pruyn, purchased the Glens Falls Company mill in Glens Falls, New York. The company was incorporated in 1900 and paper production began in 1905 and still continues to this day.
Geneva James G. Vail collection
A collection of photographs of Geneva, New York taken by James G. Vail in the late 19th century.
The [George Nathan] Newman Collection of Photographs of Vanished and Vanishing Buffalo
Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.
Heermance Memorial Library Digital Collection
Historical maps of towns located in Greene County, NY.
Historical Society of the Massapequas Collection
Photographs, slides, postcards, books, magazines and other miscellany documenting the history of Massapequa.
History of the Town of Amherst, New York, 1818-1965
Sue Miller Young’s book, A History of the Town of Amherst, New York, 1818-1965, describing the early years of Amherst.
Holland Land Company Maps
A collection of late 18th century and early 19th century maps, particularly of Western New York and Pennsylvania, created for the Holland Land Company.
Huntington Archives
A sampling of early legal documents and photographs from the town of Huntington’s archives.