Collections

Acorn Stove Trade Cards
This collection features Acorn Stove trade cards from the collection of the Albany County Historical Association. The cards were created after 1850 to advertise Acorn Stoves, which were manufactured by the Albany company, Rathbone and Sard.
Butler Family Papers
This collection consists primarily of letters written by William Butler to his brother Edmund during the Civil War period from 1861 to his death in 1864. William served with the 69th Regiment of the New York Militia.
Cherry Hill Receipt Books
A collection of manuscript cookbooks kept by several generations of Cherry Hill women (and a few men) spanning the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Individual receipts include cooking recipes, remedies for the sick, and instructions for farming, as well as newspaper clippings and other ephemera.
Civil War Carte de Visite Collection
This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.
Civil War Collection

Letters, photographs, and records about the Civil War.

Civil War Letters
This collection contains letters written by Union Army Civil War soldiers.
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.
Douglass Monthly
The Douglass' Monthly is a newspaper created by Frederick Douglass, following the success of his earlier weekly publications. The newspaper relates to the abolitionist movement as well as other social reform topics.
Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg Journals and Archaeological and Historical Materials
This collection contains journals and archaeological and historical materials of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg.
Edward M. Ruttenber Collection

This collection contains manuscripts, including handwritten copies of regimental histories and individual personal histories of Orange County soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

Edwin A. and Mary Hopper Hopkins Family Papers
The collection contains correspondence, recipes, diaries, business records and manumissions.
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.
Family Bible Records  Schoharie County NY
This collection contains an index of Family Bibles.
Fred Walster Diary
This diary contains entries written by Fred Walster, who was a soldier in 153rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, Company E. The diary spans from January through December 1865 and details his experiences during the war, as well as his civilian life shortly after the war ended.
Golden Hill School Collection

Historic photographs of Golden Hill School, a boarding school for boys in Kingston, N.Y.

Heermance Memorial Library Digital Collection
Historical maps of towns located in Greene County, NY.
Hewlett Family Papers

The collection contains correspondence, recipes, diaries, business records and manumissions.

Hiram S. Wilson Civil War Letters
This collection includes letters written by Captain Hiram S. Wilson, primarily to his wife Elizabeth during the period of 1861 to 1864. Captain Wilson served in Company H of the 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry.
Huntington Town Schools
School district records from the Town of Huntington, NY dated 1815-1872.
Huntington War Manuscripts
Historical manuscripts relating to Huntington’s involvement in the Revolutionary and Civil War.
John McConihe Collection
This collection contains letters written by Captain John McConihe to his business partner, John B. Kellog.
John Quincy Adams Ward Papers Digital Collection
This collection contains materials from the papers of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, 1800-1933.
The Liberator
A collection of the noted abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, dating from the mid-19th century and Civil War era.
Little Falls Public Library Collection

This collection contains photographs of when the Little Falls Public Library was a residence and competitions for the Little Falls Camera Club, and other materials relating to Little Falls.

National Anti-Slavery Standard
Selected issues of the newspaper, National Anti-Slavery Standard, which promoted equality and emancipation during the mid-19th century.