Collections

15th New York National Guard Enlistment Records
This collection contains images of identification cards for the 15th New York National Guard, also known as the 369th Regiment, during World War I and World War II eras.
27th Division in World War Two
This collection contains images of each page of a yearbook for the 27th Division of New York State.
Abram Lincoln Letter Collection
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
American Legion Post 342
Minutes from the William Clinton Story American Legion Post in Freeport, NY for the years 1919-1927.
Amy Jennings Family Collection
Newspaper clippings, memorabilia and other materials relating to the Jennings family of Utica, New York, in particular highlighting their military careers.
Anna E. Wilcox Collection
The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.
Caldwell Family Collection

Documents and letters related to the family of John Caldwell Sr.

Camp Upton Postcards
Postcards sent from Camp Upton in WWI.
Civil War Carte de Visite Collection
This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.
Civil War Letters and Journal of Charles F. Weller
This collection consists of letters and a journal written by Charles F. Weller during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War.
Clarkson Family History Collection
A collection of various documents pertaining to the Clarkson family of Potsdam, New York
Francis M. and Henry H. Stone Collection
The Francis M. and Henry H. Stone Collection contain twenty-one letters written by the two brothers while they were in the 27th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Infantry and the 1st Regiment New York Veteran Cavalry
Geneva Civil War Collection
A collection of Civil War-related documents pertaining to local Geneva residents.
Ingraham P. Smith Collection
The Ingraham P. Smith Collection consists of forty-five letters and two medical documents, written during the Civil War.
John R Dixon papers
Papers relating to Civil War veteran John R. Dixon’s service in the Union Army.
Joseph H. Treyz Collection of Civil War Patriotic Envelopes
The Joseph H. Treyz Collection contains 149 patriotic envelopes printed during the Civil War.
Lewis H. Brown Collection
The Lewis H. Brown Collection consists of sixty-four letters written by Lewis Henry Brown, Lewis’ brother Burritt Brown, and Albert Ransom, Burritt Brown’s friend and tent-mate.
Military Memories & Veterans' Voices Oral History Collection
Military Memories & Veterans' Voices was a program held at the Library on December 3rd, 2017. The collection consists of five oral histories and photographs.
Montauk Military Collection
Historic photographs of various military installations on Montauk.
Patrick Casey Collection
The Patrick Casey Collection consists of an autobiographical narrative and two diaries.
Pierson War Journal
Digital version of a journal kept by Angelo Solimino during his service in World War II.
Roberta Walsh Family Collection
Photographs, documents, and other materials relating to a prominent Mohawk Valley family during the the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Siciliano Restaurant World War II Veterans Collection
This collection contains photographs of World War II veterans who were from the Mechanicville area.
Taylor Civil War Letters
A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.