Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.
Historic sheet music, playbills, theater programs, and advertisements from Long Island.
A collection of historic 19th century paintings at James Prendergast Library.
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.