Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
This collection is an example set of items within the variety of collections at UAlbany University Archives Collections.
This collection comprises a series of unmailed Civil War-era patriotic envelopes or covers that was presented to Union College by John M. Pearson. The patriotic covers featured in this collection primarily depict themes supporting the Northern or Union cause. This includes political cartoons and caricatures of patriotic symbols and political messages both for and against the Northern and Southern leaders of the time.