Collections

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.
New York to Paris Race
Materials relating to Thomas Flyer automobiles and the New York to Paris Race in the early 20th century.
Otsego Lake Historical Collection
Primary sources relating to the historical significance of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY.
Proceedings of the Commissioners of the Land Office of New York State
The Proceedings provide a record of land disposed or acquired by the State of New York, including lands for New York’s canal system.
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.
Watervliet Businesses
This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.