Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Margaret Woodbury Strong amassed an outstanding collection of dolls and toys which formed the basis for The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York. This collection, spanning from the late 19th century through mid-20th century, includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera relating to Margaret Woodbury Strong’s life and her collections.
This collection consists of letters and marginalia of Samuel Clemens, artifacts associated with him and photos having to do with Clemens' time in Elmira and the family and friends that comprised his circle.
This collection of portraits, taken by Mathias Oppersdorff, portrays the residents of Adirondack Park in the late 20th century.
The Trudeau Sanatorium, located in the Adirondack region, was known for its open-air treatment of tuberculosis patients. This collection of early 20th century photographs, depicting scenes at the Sanitorium, was taken by patient Margaret Hort.