Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

Elmira College Historical Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

This is a collection of photographs of Elmira College dating from the founding in 1855 through the mid-Twentieth century.

Emily Howland Papers


Wells College - Louis Jefferson Long Library

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.

Erie Canal Photograph Collection


Schenectady County Historical Society

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.