Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
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.
A collection of advertisements, packaging, and other materials relating to the snake oil and patent medicine trade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Samples of advertisements and packaging used by Dr. R.V. Pierce to market his products in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Jackson Health Resort was a renowned health treatment facility in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This collection contains photographs and documents relating to the facility and its treatments.
This collection contains documents relating to prescription drugs and Dr. Best.