Collections

Art and Artifacts
This collection contains paintings, sculptures and other three dimensional objects in the Library's special collections.
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.

Autographs
Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.
First Trust Opening

This series contains photographs of several banks in Tupper Lake. Photographs include interior and exterior shots, grand openings, and bank officials from 1905 to approximately 1980.

Barge Canal Construction: Middle Division

These photographs document construction of the middle section of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1925.

Barge Canal Construction: Western Division

These photographs document construction of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1926. Coverage encompasses the entire Western Division of the Barge Canal, from the eastern boundary of Wayne County all the way west to Lake Erie

Best Family
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the Best family.
Bowers Collection
This extensive glass-plate collection contains the work of Franck Taylor Bowers (1875-1932) a Broome County artist and photographer.
Boy Scouts of America, Troop 73, Voorheesville, New York Collection
The Scoutmaster of Troop 73, Howard C. Coughtry, created this collection about the troop's civic and recreational activities.
Businesses of Albany, New York
This collection contains historic photographs of businesses in Albany, New York.
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.

Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College
A collection of photographs documenting President Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith's College in 1926.
Charles F. Binns Collection
Letters and photographs of Charles F. Binn, the "Father of American Ceramics."
Charles Stoll Collection

Archival materials from the life of Charles Stoll with emphasis on the Stoll-McCracken Expedition to Alaska in 1928.

The College of Saint Rose Archives - Yearbook Collection
This collection contains images of yearbooks from the 1920s at the College of Saint Rose.
Cranberry Lake Yearbooks
This collection contains yearbooks from the New York State College of Forestry’s Cranberry Lake Biological Station, dating from 1915 to 1938.
Donnan Farm Galway NY
This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.
Emily Howland Papers
Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.
Eric Lindsay Memorial Postcard Collection
Historical postcards of Chemung County and Elmira, NY.
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.
Fay Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, documents, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to radio broadcasting and events in Rochester, New York during the 1920s and 1930s.
Fiske Boyd Collection

This collection contains fourteen works of art by Fisk Boyd.

General Electric Audio Recordings
Wide-ranging collection of General Electric-related audio recordings.
General Electric Historical Documents
The collection features text documents highlighting the history of General Electric and its founders.
History of Tuberculosis at Crouse Hospital
The collection contains original articles written by Crouse Hospital physicians and public health workers, advertisements, and medical & surgical statistical information.