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.
Adirondack Map Collection
The vast Adirondack Mountains were one of New York State’s last untamed wilderness regions, and historical maps tell the story of how this area was explored, charted, developed and settled from the 1700s through the present day.
Adirondack Scenic Photograph Collection
Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.
Albany Law School Architecture Collection
This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.
Alexis Johnson Collection
These manuscripts detailed the lives and customs of the inhabitants of Schuyler, NY, and provide insight into nineteenth century life in Central New York.
Atlas of the Hudson River Valley from New York City to Troy

Historic maps detailing land ownership, structures, businesses, and bodies of water from New York City to Troy.

Bentley Snow Crystal Collection
Snow crystal images and their associated documentation taken by Wilson A. Bentley in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
First Barber Shop in Tupper Lake

The photographs in this series document a variety of businesses over Tupper Lake’s history from approximately 1880 to 2005.

Charles Sylvester Piersaull Photographs

Glass plate negatives of Hyde Park scenes, people, and architecture, taken by Charles Sylvester Piersaull.

Daniel Dumych Collection
A photograph collection from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, documenting hydro-electric power industry in Niagara Falls, NY
Early Records of the Sacarissa Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows
A collection of 19th and 20th century records relating to the Sacarissa Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows fraternal order.
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.
Floods of Chemung County
This digital collection derived from the Chemung County Historical Society’s archive and the Chemung County Library District’s collection, includes photographs, documents, video, and/or sound recordings about the floods that impacted Chemung County.
Frank Estabrook Collection

This collection consists of pages from the 1895 "souvenir" book called "Sketches" that Estabrook created.

Gazette & Farmers' Journal Collection
This collection contains two anniversary editions of the Gazette and Farmers' Journal, a newspaper published in Baldwinsville, NY beginning in 1846.
Greater Oneonta Historical Society Papers of Jessie Elvira Jenks
The Jenks family papers include letters written to Willard S. Jenks and his wife, Rhoda, from their daughter, Jessie Elvira Jenks. Jessie lived from 1873-1964.
Harriet Martin Dey Photograph Collection

Presented here are selected images of Red Hook (N.Y) and the Hudson Valley taken by Harriet Martin Dey.

Historic Views of Forest Lawn
The collection contains images from the 19th and 20th Centuries showing historic views of Forest Lawn. These images are digitized from original glass plate negatives, photographic prints, lithographic drawings, stereoscopic views and commercial postcards.
Historical African American Experiences at Cherry Hill

Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.

History of Crandall Public Library
This collection contains images illustrating the rich history of Crandall Public Library (founded in 1892).
History of the Village of Lakewood
Photographs and ephemera relating to Lakewood, New York in the early 20th century.
Horse Thieves Collection

The minute books from Red Hook's two societies for the detection and apprehension of horse thieves.

James Milne SUNY Oneonta
A sampling of printed articles, photographs and correspondence from the James Milne archive at SUNY Oneonta.