Collections

1913 Watervliet Flood
The 1913 Watervilet Flood collection is a collection of photos shows the flooding in Watervliet, New York, along some of the main thoroughfares.
Albany Law School Alumni
This collection contains documents and photographs relating to the alumni of Albany Law School.
Actors in "The Avalon" play

This series contains photographs that document various arts programs in Tupper Lake ranging from community drama, local music groups and school bands, arts and crafts, and theater.

Ashokan Reservoir Lost Profit Testimonies

Journals recording testimonies from business owners who lost income due to the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.

Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
Brockport Village Glass Plate Negatives
A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting the Brockport region.
Buffalo City Directories
Buffalo City Directories from the early to late 19th century.
Camp Awosting

This collection documents life at Camp Awosting, a summer camp for boys, originally located in Kerhonkson, NY.

HistoryForge logo and sample records

Datasets of fully transcribed United State Census records as completed by volunteers for the HistoryForge project.  

Champlain Canal Collection
The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.
Chester Historical Society Collection

Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.

Crystal Beach
Photographs and ephemera relating to Crystal Beach during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
1962-06-13 23rd International Convention Photo

Yearbooks and pamphlets from the Oneonta Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

DeRuyter Town History Postcard Collection
Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
Cover of Directory for the city of Auburn, 1910

Directories of the city of Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County.

Ella Wheeler Glass-plate Negatives Collection - West Park in winter, 1902

These glass plate photographs of Oswego and family trips to Michigan, Connecticut, and the Thousand Islands were taken between 1900 and 1910 by photographer Ella Merrill Crippen Wheeler.

Elmira City Directories
Directories for Elmira, New York and surrounding areas in Chemung County, including Elmira Heights.
Elmira College Historical Collection
This is a collection of photographs of Elmira College dating from the founding in 1855 through the mid-Twentieth century.
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.
Fort Orange Collection

Letters and photographs of the men who guarded the New York City Aqueduct during WWI.

George W. Fenner World War I Photographs, Syracuse, NY, 1918

Photographs taken by George W. Fenner during World War I, documenting the people and activities supporting the war efforts in Syracuse, New York.

Highland Hospital, 1889-1940

Turn-of-the-century photographs relating to Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

History of Waterville Collection

Materials documenting the history of the Waterville and Sangerfield, New York areas.