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

Ellis Hospital Collection


Schenectady County Historical Society

This collection is composed of photographs of Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY.

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.

Elmira College Women’s Rights and Suffrage Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

The Elmira College women’s rights and suffrage collection is an aggregate of records from the Elmira College Archives. Typical records from the collection include campus publications (Daily Evening Lepidotus, Sibyl, EC Weekly, and the Alumni Bulletin), photographs, student letters, student scrapbooks and addresses made by college officials. The collection documents the student, faculty and institutional role in the women’s rights movement from the inaugural speech of the College’s first President, Augustus Cowles, to the mounting suffrage efforts of the early 1900’s, until the passage of the amendment to the New York State Constitution granting women the right to vote in 1917.

Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection


Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.

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.

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