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

Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
This collection includes the Bullis Family & Friends Album. In 1837, Charles Bullis settled in Macedon, NY with his wife Eleanor. Charles attended Geneva Medical College and became one of Macedon's first physicians. Charles and Eleanor had two children, Abraham and Amy. Abraham lived in the Macedon area for his entire life, and earned degrees in Mathematics and Civil Engineering from Cornell University. His daughter Janette "Nettie" was also a lifelong resident of Macedon, and was valedictorian of her high school class in 1911. The photos in this collection were taken in the mid-1800's through the early 1900's and include both family and friends.
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.
This is a collection of photographs of Elmira College dating from the founding in 1855 through the mid-Twentieth century.

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