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

Hewlett Collection


Whaling Museum and Education Center

The Hewlett collection is comprised of documents relating to the Hewletts, a prominent Cold Spring Harbor family

Hewlett-Jones Collection


Whaling Museum and Education Center

The Hewlett-Jones collection is made up of records from the Cold Spring Whaling Company and the U.S. Customhouse at Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

High Falls Club Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting the High Falls Club and their hunting activities in the Adirondacks.

High School Yearbooks from Chemung County


Steele Memorial Library

This collection consists of High School Yearbooks from the Central library's and Chemung County Historical Society yearbook collection. Initially we will include Elmira Free Academy and Elmira Southside High School yearbooks. As the collection grows, we will include Thomas Edison, Horseheads, and Notre Dame High Schools. To protect privacy of the students and faculty, the Chemung County Library District will not upload a yearbook until 75 years after its publication.

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