Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
These manuscripts detailed the lives and customs of the inhabitants of Schuyler, NY, and provide insight into nineteenth century life in Central New York.
The Alfred University Postcard Collection is a collection of images (postcards) portrays various scenes and individuals related to the history of Alfred University as well as the town and village of Alfred, New York.
Allan Herschell Company catalogs from the 20th century depicting amusement rides and devices.
This collection contains a student notebook from Allen G. Tripp, who graduated from the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1900.