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

Elizabeth Blackwell


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century

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.

Erie Canal


Fort Plain Free Library

This collections contains images of the Erie Canal in the Fort Plain area.

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.