Collections

Bentley Snow Crystal Collection
Snow crystal images and their associated documentation taken by Wilson A. Bentley in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Best Family
This collection contains photographs and documents related to the Best family.
Best Threads: Fashions of Warwick, New York circa 1900

Glass plate negative portraits that provide a glimpse into Hudson Valley fashion at the turn of the 20th century.

Bethlehem Public Library
This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.
Bethpage Historical Collection
Photograph of a school class taken in Bethpage, NY.
Big Flats and Chemung County Historical Collection
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Big Flats Historical Society Calendars and Publications
Calendars and publications focused on the history of Big Flats, NY.
Big Flats Historical Society Newsletters

Newsletters of the Big Flats Historical Society in Big Flats, New York.

View of Mt. Morris (Big Tupper) from a distance

This series contains photographs that document the various stages of Mt. Morris, or “Big Tupper,” as well as Big Tupper’s predecessor, SugarLoaf Ski Center.

Binary Visions: 19th Century Woven Coverlets

A selection of 19th century woven coverlets as well as some various supporting materials, drawn from the permanent collection of Historic Huguenot Street.

Homes and Farms near Cayuga Lake

Drone photography covering the Village of Aurora with Wells College, the Village of Moravia, the Village of Union Springs, the City of Auburn, as well as neighborhoods and farmlands of Genoa.

Black Oral History Collection of Chemung County
This collection contains oral histories of members of Chemung County’s Black community, as well as whites involved in the Civil Rights movement.
Blue Point Fire Department Collection
A collection of historical documents, spanning over 100 years (c.1890 to present day) including local fires and community events of Blue Point, NY , and photographs of those who served as members of the fire house.
Bob Knight Postcard Collection

Historical postcards from the collection of Rockland County resident and newspaper reporter, Bob Knight.

Books and Articles Collection
Items from the Archives files and from the Stewart Room at the Library
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.

Bradford H. Divine Hunting Camp Slides Collection
Utica business owner, Bradford H. Divine hunted at Harry Sabattis’ camp on Long Lake during the early 20th century. This collection of glass lantern slides depicts their Adirondack visits.
Brasher Postcards
This collection consists of postcards containing images of Brasher Falls, New York, dating roughly between 1890 and 1930. Included are images of St. Joseph's Academy, Main Street, the St. Regis River, Brasher Falls, the 1913 Helena Flood, and over-sized vegetables.
Brentwood Historical Collection
History books on Brentwood and Long Island, NY.
Brentwood Historical Documents
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
Brentwood Historical Photographs
Historical photographs of Brentwood, NY.
Brentwood Pen and Ink Drawings
Pen and Ink drawings of Brentwood, NY.
Brentwood Postcards
Historic postcards and advertisements of Brentwood, NY.
Brockport Village Glass Plate Negatives
A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting the Brockport region.