Collections

Albany Institute of History and Art Library Digital Images
This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.
Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
Erie Canal Photograph Collection
Photographs of the Erie Canal in and around Schenectady, New York. Includes images of the construction of the canal and architectural features of the canal, such as aqueducts, bridges and locks.
	 Man in crane bucket trimming snow covered branches around a telephone poll. Lots of snow on ground and road. Other trucks, cranes, and workers further down the road.

This series documents the various forms of infrastructure over Tupper Lake since approximately 1860 to the present day.

New York to Paris Race
Materials relating to Thomas Flyer automobiles and the New York to Paris Race in the early 20th century.
Working on the Erie Canal
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.