Collections

Champlain Canal Collection
The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.
Chapter Activities of Central New York Chapter, NRHS
This collection documents the activities of the CNY Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, including views of the station museum restorations at Martisco and Central Square; the restoration and operation of locomotives and rolling stock; and Chapter-sponsored "Great New York State Model
Charles F. Binns Collection
Letters and photographs of Charles F. Binn, the "Father of American Ceramics."
Charles Henry Miller Digital Collection
A digital collection of etchings titled “New York and Long Island Landscapes” by artist Charles Henry Miller (1842-1922).
Charles Rand Penney Trail

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Charles Stoll Collection

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

Charles Sylvester Piersaull Photographs

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

Charles W. Lanning MD Papers
This collection contains photographs from Charles W. Lanning, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1898.
Chatham High School Commencement Programs

Digitized copies of Chatham High School Commencement programs.

Chatham Public Library Photograph Collection

Historical photographs of the village of Chatham and surrounding towns and hamlets.

Chatham Public Library Postcard Collection

Postcards featuring images of the village of Chatham and landscapes as well as surrounding towns and hamlets. Includes Chatham Centennial postcards and correspondence postcards from the estate of Ethel Brainard.

Chatham Public Library Yearbook Collection

A selection of digitized yearbooks from Chatham High School.

Chatham School Photographs, 1890-1940

Photographs of students and teachers at Chatham High School.

Chautauqua County Directories
This is a collection of 32 directories representing various regions of Chautauqua County, New York, with many featuring directory listings for businesses as well as residents along with advertisements for local businesses and services, city and area maps, and other historically relevant information.
Chemung County Atlases
A collection consisting of 2 early atlases of Chemung County (1869,1904) and 2 early atlases of the City of Elmira (1876, 1896). Each image in this collection is a full scale scan of the original items.
Cherry Hill Receipt Books
A collection of manuscript cookbooks kept by several generations of Cherry Hill women (and a few men) spanning the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Individual receipts include cooking recipes, remedies for the sick, and instructions for farming, as well as newspaper clippings and other ephemera.
Chester Historical Society Collection

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

Children's Miracle Network
Photographs of the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon and special visitors to the pediatric wing of University Hospital.
Childwold Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs relating to the Hamlet of Childwold, New York in the Adirondacks.
Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph Collection
The Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph collection represents a historical overview of Chittenango Landing and the surrounding areas that had significant importance to the canal boat industry in the middle section of the Erie Canal.
Chittenango Oral History Collection
This collection includes oral history videos conducted as a special project by Diana Cashman’s 5th-grade students at Chittenango Middle School.
Christian Investigator
Selected issues of the Christian Investigator, an anti-slavery publication, created by abolitionist William Goodell in the mid-19th century.
Christine Ladd-Franklin Diary

Diary of Christine Ladd-Franklin, Vassar College Class of 1869, and noted mathematician and logician.

Christopher Collection
The Christopher Collection includes images representing a historical snapshot of the people and places around the towns of Van Buren and Lysander, and the Village of Baldwinsville, New York, collected by Anthony J. Christopher Sr., a Baldwinsville, native.
Church Buildings
A collection of photographs of churches located in and around Potsdam, New York