Abby and Will Csaplar Lake George Collection


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains images of Lake George, New York.

ACHA Postcard Collection


Albany County Historical Association at Ten Broeck Mansion

This collection showcases the diverse postcard collection of the Albany County Historical Association.

Albany Law School Architecture Collection


Albany Law School

This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.

Alfred University Postcard Collection


Alfred University - Herrick Library

The Alfred University Postcard Collection is a collection of images (postcards) portrays various scenes and individuals related to the history of Alfred University as well as the town and village of Alfred, New York.

Bayle's Pamphlets


Longwood Public Library

Historical pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and fliers detailing the early history of Long Island.

Bayport-Blue Point Historic Postcards


Bayport-Bluepoint Public Library

The collection consists of over 300 postcards showing buildings, structures, and natural features of Blue Point, NY, a hamlet on Long Island, NY.

Bellmore Historical Photographs


Bellmore Memorial Library

Black and white photographs taken in Bellmore, NY.

Bellmore Postcards


Bellmore Memorial Library

Historic postcards of Bellmore, NY.

Brentwood Historical Photographs


Brentwood Public Library

Historical photographs of Brentwood, NY.

Brentwood Pen and Ink Drawings


Brentwood Public Library

Pen and Ink drawings of Brentwood, NY.

Brentwood Postcards


Brentwood Public Library

Historic postcards and advertisements of Brentwood, NY.

Brockport Village Glass Plate Negatives


SUNY College at Brockport

A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting the Brockport region.

Bryant Historic Postcards


Bryant Library

Historic postcards of Roslyn, NY.

Buffalo Photograph Collection: Lantern slides, circa 1890-1910


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

The Buffalo Photograph Collection of lantern slides contains images of cityscapes, street views, events, and architecture in turn-of-the-century Buffalo.

Buffalo Postcards


Buffalo History Museum

A collection of postcards depicting Buffalo in the early 20th century.

Businesses of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains historic photographs of businesses in Albany, New York.

Carl Schmidt Collection of Two-Dimensional Drawings


SUNY Geneseo

Architect Carl F. Schmidt had a deep interest in historic architecture. This collection includes his drawings depicting architectural features, particularly doorways.

Champlain Canal Collection


Mechanicville District Public Library

The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.

Childwold Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs relating to the Hamlet of Childwold, New York in the Adirondacks.

Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph Collection


Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

The Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph collection represents a historical overview of Chittenango Landing and the surrounding areas that had significant importance to the canal boat industry in the middle section of the Erie Canal.

Clarkson Family Photographs Collection


Clarkson University - Harriet Call Burnap Memorial Library

A collection of pohotographs of the Clarkson family and their home

Clarkson University History Collection


Clarkson University - Harriet Call Burnap Memorial Library

A collection of photographs and published materials relating to the history of Clarkson University

Clinton Liberal Institute


Fort Plain Free Library

This collection contains images and artifacts relating to the coeducational, military preparatory school that existed in the village at the latter half of the nineteenth century.

Colonie New York Cemetery Collection


William K. Sanford Town Library

The Colonie New York Cemetery Collection is composed of documents and photographs related to the smaller cemeteries in the Colonie-area.

Crawford Collection


Liverpool Public Library

The Crawford Collection contains photographs and glass negatives taken around Liverpool, New York by various photographers including Toby Crawford III’s father, George “Waxy” Miller and James T. Rogers.

Crouse Hospital History


Crouse Health - Medical Library

The Crouse Hospital History collection contains black & white and colored photographs of Crouse Hospital and the staff and students who resided there from the late nineteenth through twentieth centuries.

Cure Cottages of Saranac Lake NY


Saranac Lake Free Library

Cure Cottages, offering rest and fresh air, were used as a tuberculosis treatment in the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts many of the Cure Cottages of Saranac Lake.

D'Youville College Architecture, Buildings, & Grounds


D'Youville College - Montante Family Library

Photographs and architectural drawings of the D’Youville College campus throughout its history.

Darwin D. Martin Photograph Collection


University at Buffalo - University Archives

Photographs depicting Darwin Martin, his family, and his Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes.

Dudley Observatory Artifacts


Dudley Observatory

This collection contains images of artifacts and people related to the Dudley Observatory.

Dudley Observatory Historical Archives


Dudley Observatory

This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.

Early Canastota Collection


Canastota Public Library

The Early Canastota Collection contains photos, clippings, and documents that describe Canastota in the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.

Elmira College Historical Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

This is a collection of photographs of Elmira College dating from the founding in 1855 through the mid-Twentieth century.

Endicott-area Photographs and Postcards


George F Johnson Memorial Library

This collection contains photographs and postcards that share the history of the Village of Endicott.

Erie Canal


Fort Plain Free Library

This collections contains images of the Erie Canal in the Fort Plain area.

Erieville Nelson Historic Collection


Erieville-Nelson Heritage Society

The Erieville-Nelson Historic collections contains photographs that share the history of the Erieville and Nelson areas.

Fairfield Medical College


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Fairfield Medical College, an upstate New York medical college associated with Geneva Medical College and Syracuse University Medical College in the mid-to-late 19th century.

Farmingdale Historical Collection


Farmingdale Public Library

Historic photographs and advertisements of Farmingdale, Long Island.

Fletcher Steele Collection


SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Moon Library

Photographs and technical drawings of gardens designed by Landscape Architect Fletcher Steele in the 20th century.

Frederick Lawrence Pomeroy Collection


American Pomeroy Historic Genealogical Association

The Frederick Lawrence Pomeroy Collection consists of family correspondence, news clippings, telegrams, and transcripts of sermons.

Freeport Historic Photographs


Freeport Memorial Library

Photographs newspaper clippings, and postcards of Freeport, NY.

Garden City General Collection


Garden City Public Library

Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources

Garden City Village Archives Collection


Garden City Public Library

Images from the archives of the Village of Garden City, New York, located on Long Island in the center of Nassau County

Geneva Historical Society Postcard Collection


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of postcards depicting Geneva, New York during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Geneva James G. Vail collection


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of photographs of Geneva, New York taken by James G. Vail in the late 19th century.

George Marshall Family Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

George and Bob Marshall were the original Adirondack High Peak 46ers, as well as active conservationists. This collection of photographs depicts their time in the Adirondacks with their friends and family in the early 20th century.

Gill Room Postcard Collection Greenwich NY


Greenwich Free Library

This collection contains images of postcards that show the buildings and surrounding area of Greenwich, New York.

Glen Cove Historic Postcards


Glen Cove Library

Historic postcards of Glen Cove, Long Island

Glen Cove Public Library Photograph Collection


Glen Cove Library

Photographs and descriptions of buildings in Glen Cove, Long Island.

Gloversville Library NY


Gloversville Public Library

The images in this collection cover the building of the Gloversville, New York Carnegie Library that was erected with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie.

Gold Coast Historic Postcards


Gold Coast Public Library

Historic postcards from Long Island’s Gold Coast.

Gold Coast Historical Collection


Gold Coast Public Library

Architectural renderings, advertisements, and promotional photos from the North Shore of Long Island.

Great Neck Historic Postcards


Great Neck Library

Historic postcards of Great Neck, NY.

Great Neck Photographs Collection


Great Neck Library

The collection consists of historic photographs of homes, light industry, roads, emergency services, parades, and people of Great Neck, NY from the early 20th Century.

Guilderland Historical Society Collection


Guilderland Public Library

This collection has photographs and documents pertaining to the history of the Town of Guilderland.

Hamilton Public Library Postcard Collection


Hamilton Public Library

The postcards in this collection depict various buildings and street views around the village of Hamilton, NY.

Harvey Ginsberg Postcard Collection


East Hampton Library

Historic postcards from East Hampton, NY.

Herbert Pratt Estate Collection


Webb Institute - Livingston Library

Pictures, architectural drawings, and ephemera of the Pratt House and Webb Institute.

Historic Hempstead


Hempstead Public Library

Historic photographs of Hempstead, NY.

History of Crandall Public Library


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains images illustrating the rich history of Crandall Public Library (founded in 1892).

Hofstra Estate Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs from the Hofstra estate in Hempstead, New York.

Hudson River voyage c.1937-39


Watervliet Public Library

The Hudson River Voyage collection contains still images of steamboats that went up and down the the Hudson River between 1937 and 1939.

Hudson Valley Community College, 1959 - Present


Hudson Valley Community College

This collection highlights images and documents reflecting the College's move from its downtown Troy location to a permanent multi-building campus on the outskirts of the city to meet the demands of a growing student body and faculty, the need for varied instructional resources, and  continued growth as an established institution of higher education.

Hudson Valley Technical Institute, 1953 -1958


Hudson Valley Community College

This collection reflects the diversity of the student body  as well as the broadening scope of the curriculum as the Institute responded to the wants and needs of employers and students in the region.  

Huntington Historical Photographs


Huntington Public Library

Historic photographs of Huntington, NY.

Huntington Postcard Collection


HuntingtonTown Clerk's Archives

Historic postcards from Huntington, NY.

Huntington Scrapbook


Huntington Public Library

Scrapbooks containing clippings of early 20th Century Huntington, NY.

HWS Vail Photograph Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

A collection of photographs taken by J.G. Vail, including many portraits, as well as scenes from Geneva, New York in the late 19th century.

Ilion Urban Renewal Collection


Ilion Free Public Library

This collection contains photographs of the village of Ilion, New York that were affected by an urban revitalization project conducted from 1968-1972.

Ithaca Tax Assessment Photographs


Historic Ithaca

Photographs of buildings in the city of Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York, taken in 1954 by Roy Wenzlick and Company for the purpose of tax assessment.

Jervis Drawings


Jervis Public Library

This collection contains design drawings produced byJohn B. Jervis (1795-1885), America's leading consulting engineer of the antebellum era (1820 - 1860).

Jesswin Camp Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting Jesswin Camp on Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks.

Joseph Jacques Ramee Architectural Plans for Union College


Union College

This is a collection of Union College architectural plans which includes Schaffer Library and the Nott Memorial, drawn by Joseph Jacques Ramée in 1813.

Junior League of Buffalo


University at Buffalo - University Archives

Photographs and documents relating to The Junior League of Buffalo, a volunteer organization known for its community work in the Western New York region.

Ken Spooner Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs, maps, and postcards documenting the history of Mastic Beach, NY.

Library History Collection


Saratoga Springs Public Library

This collection contains photographs and documents that share the history of the Saratoga Springs Public Library.

Long Island Historic Postcard Collection


Stony Brook University - Stony Brook University Libraries

The Long Island Historic Postcard Collection consists of postcards of towns and villages in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties of New York dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.

MAG Images


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

Selected images from the Memorial Art Gallery’s history, including construction views and portraits of prominent people associated with the Gallery.

Main Street Businesses Middleburgh New York


Middleburgh Library

This collection contains images of businesses located in the Middleburgh, New York area.

Maria College Digital Collection


Maria College

This collection contains items related to Maria College.

Mark Twain Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp 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.

Mason-Malone Collection


Port Washington Public Library

The Mason-Malone Collection consists of images from the Mason Studio archive of prints and negatives.

McBride Street Campus


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to the early campuses of the Syracuse University College of Medicine in Syracuse, New York in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Merrick Historical Photographs;


Merrick Library

Historic photographs from the Merrick Library.

Milton Price and Tomlin Art Co. Postcard Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Scenic postcards highlighting communities of Mastic, Mastic Beach and Shirley.

Miner Institute Blueprints and Maps Collection


Miner Institute

Heart's Delight Farm in Chazy, New York was a state-of-the-art farm in the early 20th century. This collection includes blueprints and maps depicting the farm and its buildings.

Montauk Historical Postcards


Montauk Library

Historic postcards of Montauk, Long Island.

Newark Area History and Views


Newark Public Library

Postcards and photographs which depict the town of Newark, New York throughout the 20th century.

Newark Public Library History


Newark Public Library

This collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and documents relating to the Newark Public Library throughout the 20th century.

Nikolai Nikolaevich Aleksandrov Historical Photograph Collection


Holy Trinity Seminary

This collection chronicles the daily life of the monks and seminarians during the early years of Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary, while also capturing the traditional religious services of the Russian Orthodox Church

Norman Foote Surveying Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of early 20th century photographs taken by surveyor Norman S. Foote in the Adirondack region.

O'Brien Building Photo Collection


Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Paul Byrnes '34 Archives

A collection of photographs and photographs of architectural drawings pertaining to the construction of the O’Brien Building.

Photographs of Bob Wyer


Delaware County Historical Association

Bob Wyer’s photographs cover the late 30s to the late 70s, showing life in and around Delhi, NY. They cover a wide range of activities, including schools, businesses, and community activities.

Pictorial History of Sonnenberg


Sonneberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park

Sonnenberg is a Victorian mansion and homestead known for its extensive gardens. These photographs compiled by Mary Clark Thompson show the elaborate gardens she planned in memory of her husband, Frederick Ferris Thompson in the early 20th century.

Places of Worship Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs of places of worship in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library Local History Photograph Collection


Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library

Digital copies of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Local History Photograph Collection.

Polster Photographs of Lockport, NY


Nioga Library System - Lockport Public Library

Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.

Port Jefferson Postcards


Port Jefferson Free Library

Historic postcards of Port Jefferson, NY.

Port Washington Library History Collection


Port Washington Public Library

The Port Washington Library History Collection contains images from the planning and construction of the library in the mid-1960s to life and library activities that have taken place since that time.

Postcards of Syracuse and Central New York


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

The Onondaga County Public Library Postcard Collection contains both mailed and unmailed postcards of buildings, scenes, and activities in and around Syracuse, New York, from throughout the twentieth century.

Pre-Shenendehowa Schools Collection


Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

This collection includes historic photographs of school houses located in Clifton Park and Halfmoon.

Religious Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs and drawing of religious facilities in Albany, New York.

Rensselaer County Historical Society Edgar Holloway Collection of Watercolors and Prints


Rensselaer County Historical Society

This collection is Edgar Holloway’s commissioned works to paint and document Troy, New York and the surrounding area’s architectural and industrial heritage in 1972.

Residential Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.

Richard H. Handley Collection


The Smithtown Library

The Richard H. Handley collection contains photographs and still images that share the history of Long Island, New York.

Richard Linke Collection of Adirondacks Re-Viewed Photographs


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack Park taken by photographer Richard Linke in the early 1970s.

Robert E. Hager Canal Boat Diagrams


Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

The Robert E. Hager Canal Boat Diagrams collection includes drawings of construction plans of canal boats used on the Erie Canal throughout the nineteenth century.

Robert Joki Stereoscopic Collection of Saratoga Springs NY


Saratoga Springs Public Library

This online collection contains stereoscopic images (one side of the stereoview card) from The Robert Joki Collection. These images highlight important landmarks in the Spa City.

Rochester Architecture


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs and illustrations relating to the architecture of Rochester, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Rockville Centre Library History


Rockville Centre Public Library

This collection contains videos and photographs sharing the history and events surrounding the Rockville Centre Public Library.

Rockville Historic School Photographs


Rockville Centre Public Library

This collection contains photographs of different schools and classrooms located in the Rockville area.

Rockville Historic Village Photographs


Rockville Centre Public Library

This collection contains photographs and documents sharing the history of Rockville.

Russell Postcards


St. Lawrence County Historical Association

A collection of postcards featuring Russell, NY.

Sacandaga Park, NY Postcard Collection


Northville Public Library

This collection contains a selection of postcards depicting various sites around Sacandaga Park.

San Luis Observatory


Dudley Observatory

This collection contains materials related to the San Luis project.

Saranac Inn Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Saranac Inn was a popular Adirondack resort on Upper Saranac Lake during the late 19th through mid-20th century. This collection features photographs of the Inn, its buildings, rooms, and grounds.

SCCC Postcard Collection


Schenectady County Community College

This collection contains images of postcards of Elston Hall, Hotel Van Curler, and the Western Gateway Bridge and surrounding area.

Schaffer Library Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection includes postcards of the campus, its vicinity, artifacts, individuals, events, activities, and sites and scenes associated with the College, Schenectady, and surrounding areas.

Schenectady, New York Street Scenes


Schenectady County Historical Society

This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.

Seneca Ray Stoddard Adirondack Stereoviews


Adirondack Experience

Seneca Ray Stoddard produced many images of the Adirondack area which encouraged tourism and the creation of the Adirondack State Park.

September 11 Project Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs documenting all of the permanent September 11 memorials and monuments on Long Island.

Siena College Archives Historic Photographs Collection


Siena College

The Siena College Historic Photographs Collection includes photos and drawings depicting academic, athletic and student life at Siena College.

South Shore Historic Inns and Activities


Dowling College - Dowling College Library

Historic postcards of Long Island’s South Shore.

Stereograph Card Collection of Geneva


Geneva Historical Society

Stereograph images of Geneva, New York from the late 19th century.

SUNY Brockport Slide Collection


SUNY College at Brockport

Photographs of the SUNY Brockport campus during the mid-to-late 20th century.

The Baker-Cederberg Museum and Archives Collection


Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies

Photographs relating to the history of Rochester General Hospital during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Barbara Parnass Slide Collection


Adirondack Architectural Heritage

A large collection of color photographs of Adirondack buildings taken by Barbara Parness and given to Adirondack Architectural Heritage.

The College of Saint Rose Archives - Map Collection


The College of Saint Rose - Neil Hellman Library

This collection contains maps of the College of Saint Rose campus from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The Family


Corning Community College - Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library

This collection contains multiple photographs and documents of The Family sculpture located on Corning Community College’s Spencer Hill Campus.

The Way We Were Town of Saratoga


Schuylerville Public Library

The Way We Were Town of Saratoga collection includes vintage postcards and photographs with descriptive captions from the first half of the 20th Century in the Villages of Victory and Schuylerville along with the Town of Saratoga.

The [George Nathan] Newman Collection of Photographs of Vanished and Vanishing Buffalo


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.

Thomas R. Bayles Collection


Longwood Public Library

Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.

Town of Clifton Park History Collection


Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.

Union College Elizabeth Taylor Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection contains black and white postcards of the Union College campus collected in the first half of the twentieth century by the daughter of Civil Engineering Professor Warren Crosby Taylor.

Union College Frank Santaro Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection contains postcards of the Union College campus and its vicinity,with a particular emphasis on scenes and buildings in the city of Schenectady.

Union College Robert N. Michaelson, UC 1972, Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection contains postcards of the Union College campus and its vicinity, including postcards of student activities, individuals, and off-campus sites associated with prominent College alumni.

Union College William Hahn Postcard Collection


Union College

Postcards of various Union College campus views. This collection shows exterior views and select buildings from the early twentieth century.

Utica Church and Synagogue Collection


Utica Public Library

Early 20th century photographs of churches and synagogues in Utica, New York taken by photographer Allen J. Manning

Views of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains a sampling of historic black and white photographs of Albany, New York.

Vincent F. Seyfried Postcard Collection


Garden City Public Library

Postcards collected by former Village Historian Vincent F. Seyfried

Walt Whitman Collection


Huntington Public Library

Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.

West Hempstead Local History


West Hempstead Public Library

The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.

Westbury Local History


Westbury Memorial Public Library

The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.

Western New York County Atlases


SUNY at Fredonia - Daniel A. Reed Library

A collection of maps detailing the Western New York region in the mid-to-late 19th century.

World War I Era Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection is a collection of World War I-era postcards that were a gift to Union College from William Nelson Potter Dailey, a member of the class of 1884.

World's Fair Items Dr. Best House & Medical Exhibit


Middleburgh Library

This collection contains items relating to the World’s Fair.