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.
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.

Camp Awosting

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

Camp Upton Postcards
Postcards sent from Camp Upton in WWI.
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Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.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.
DeRuyter Town History Postcard Collection
Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
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 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.
Historic Postcards of New Rochelle

A collection of postcards depicting many aspects of life in New Rochelle, NY.

History of Waterville Collection

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

Horse Thieves Collection

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