Collections

19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York
A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.
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.
Albany Law School Architecture Collection
This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.
Bard - Tivoli History Collection

Materials relating to John and Margaret Bard and Reverend James Starr Clark, which illustrate the beginnings of St. Stephen's College, Trinity Church and School, and Trinity Academy.

Central New York Canal Collection
The Erie Canal Collection comprises a set of financial documents and cultural materials relevant to the Erie Canal digitized by the American Museum of Finance.
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.

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.
The Great Steamboat Race Letters
The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.
Historic Greeting Cards

Historic holiday and birthday greeting cards.

History of Crandall Public Library
This collection contains images illustrating the rich history of Crandall Public Library (founded in 1892).
Hudson City Directories

Directories from the City of Hudson containing residents' names, information on local businesses, and a variety of other data.

John Quincy Adams Ward Papers Digital Collection
This collection contains materials from the papers of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, 1800-1933.
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.

Madison County Atlases
An atlas of Madison County, New York published by Alexander Pomeroy in 1875.
Maurice Leyden Collection
The Maurice Leyden Collection consists of diaries, photographs, correspondence, financial records, essays and military records of Maurice Leyden. The collection also includes twenty-two diaries, dating from 1860-1886 and written Sarah Woodruff Pottle, a relative of Mr.
New National Era
The abolitionist newspaper, New National Era, was published by Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C. between 1870 and 1874.
Newburgh Free Library Historic Images and Documents

This collection includes a variety of historic documents, photographs, postcards, booklets, and flyers, from the library's Local History Collection.

Northern Survey Company, Albany, NY
This collection contains photographs taken by the Northern Survey Company of Albany, NY of family houses, farms, businesses and public buildings in New York State and New England, 1878 to 1900.
Oneonta NY Railroad Memorabilia at Hartwick College
These materials were used by Dr. Eugene Milener during the compilation of his book, Oneonta: The Development of a Railroad Town, which he subsequently donated to the college archives.
Pearson Street Books
The Pearson Street Books consist of four volumes of notes and sketched maps created by Jonathan Pearson, city historian, about property ownership in the city of Schenectady, New York from the 1660s through the mid-nineteenth century.
Robert Joki Stereoscopic Collection of Saratoga Springs NY
This online collection contains stereoscopic images (one side of the stereoview card) from The Robert Joki Collection. These images highlight important landmarks in the Spa City.
Union College Aaron J. Feingold Judaica Collection
This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.