15th New York National Guard Enlistment Records


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of identification cards for the 15th New York National Guard, also known as the 369th Regiment, during World War I and World War II eras.

19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York


Niagara University

A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.

1st Methodist Protestant Ch.B4


Historical Society of East Rockaway and Lynbrook

Handwritten church records from the First Methodist Protestant Church of Rockville Centre, NY.

27th Division in World War Two


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of each page of a yearbook for the 27th Division of New York State.

A History of the Black Community of Syracuse


Onondaga Community College - Coulter Library

Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.

Abram Lincoln Letter Collection


Henrietta Public Library

A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.

Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs dating between 1870 and 1900 depicting numerous houses and great camps, major bodies of water, and portraits of Adirondack residents and tourists.

Adirondack Scenic Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.

Agricola and Paysonian Yearbooks, 1911-2016


State University of New York at Canton - Southworth Library

This collection consists of issues of SUNY Canton's Agricola and Paysonian yearbooks dating between 1911 and 2016.

Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection


Chautauqua County Historical Society

Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.

American Legion Post 342


Freeport Memorial Library

Minutes from the William Clinton Story American Legion Post in Freeport, NY for the years 1919-1927.

Amy Jennings Family Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

Newspaper clippings, memorabilia and other materials relating to the Jennings family of Utica, New York, in particular highlighting their military careers.

Anna E. Wilcox Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.

Bayle's Pamphlets


Longwood Public Library

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

Bayport Yearbooks


Bayport-Bluepoint Public Library

Yearbooks from Bayport-Blue Point High School

Beede Family Album


Keene Valley Library

This collection contains numerous photographic portraits of various members of the Beede family, as well as images of home and business occupied by the family.

Bradford H. Divine Hunting Camp Slides Collection


Adirondack Experience

Utica business owner, Bradford H. Divine hunted at Harry Sabattis’ camp on Long Lake during the early 20th century. This collection of glass lantern slides depicts their Adirondack visits.

Brentwood Historical Collection


Brentwood Public Library

History books on Brentwood and Long Island, NY.

Brentwood Historical Documents


Brentwood Public Library

Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.

Brentwood Historical Photographs


Brentwood Public Library

Historical photographs of Brentwood, NY.

Bryant Historic Postcards


Bryant Library

Historic postcards of Roslyn, NY.

Buffalo Address Book and Family Directory


Buffalo History Museum

Buffalo address books and family directories from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Buffalo Ku Klux Klan Membership List


Buffalo History Museum

A directory of Buffalo Ku Klux Klan members from the mid-1920s.

Bullis Family Collection


Macedon Public Library

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.

Calderone Theatre Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Historic photographs of the Calderone chain of theaters in Long Island.

Camp Upton Postcards


Longwood Public Library

Postcards sent from Camp Upton in WWI.

Canastota Schools Collection


Canastota Public Library

The Canastota Schools Collection contains school souvenirs, including programs, newsletters and photos of Canastota students in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Carrie Jones Family Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

A collection of materials on Jones family of Utica, New York providing detailed glimpse of family life and the community in Central New York during the mid-twentieth-century.

Children's Miracle Network


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs of the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon and special visitors to the pediatric wing of University Hospital.

Civil War Carte de Visite Collection


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.

Civil War Letters and Journal of Charles F. Weller


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

This collection consists of letters and a journal written by Charles F. Weller during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War.

Clarkson Family History Collection


Clarkson University - Harriet Call Burnap Memorial Library

A collection of various documents pertaining to the Clarkson family of Potsdam, New York

Clarkson Family Photographs Collection


Clarkson University - Harriet Call Burnap Memorial Library

A collection of pohotographs of the Clarkson family and their home

College of Medicine Class Photographs


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

SUNY Upstate College of Medicine class photographs spanning almost a century and covering the College’s name changes.

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.

Colton Photographs


Colton Museum and Historical Society

A large collection of photographs and postcards showing individuals and places of interest associated with Colton, New York over a roughly 150 year period.

Conglomerate Class Photos


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

A collection of photographs represent graduating classes of Albany College of Pharmacy from the late nineteenth to the early-twentieth centuries.

Corning Community College Yearbooks Collection


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

This collection contains yearbooks from Corning Community College from the 1960s and 1970s.

Daredevils of Niagara - Photos & writing from the Orrin E. Dunlap collection


Nioga Library System - Niagara Falls Public Library

Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.

Darwin D. Martin Photograph Collection


University at Buffalo - University Archives

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

Dentistry at the University of Rochester


University of Rochester Medical Center - Eastman Institute for Oral Health

A collection of images depicting the Rochester Dental Dispensary and School for Dental Hygienists in the early and mid-20th century.

Dr. Austin Flint Collection


University at Buffalo - Health Sciences Library

Dr. Austin Flint was a founding member of  the University at Buffalo Medical School and prominent physician. This collection includes photographs, articles, and drawings related to Flint and his work in the mid-to-late 19th century.

Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg Journals and Archaeological and Historical Materials


State University of New York at Plattsburgh - Feinberg Library

This collection contains journals and archaeological and historical materials of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg.

Drama and Dance Department Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs and slides featuring scenes from Hofstra University’s Annual Shakespeare Festival.

Dunham Family Collection


Dunham Public Library

The Dunham Family History collection contains portraits, photographs, and various documents saved by the Dunham family.

Earlville Cemetery Collection


Earlville Free Library

The Earlville Cemetery collection contains documents relating to the people who were buried there from its creation through the mid-twentieth century.

Early Records of the Sacarissa Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows


Nioga Library System - Lewiston Public Library

A collection of 19th and 20th century records relating to the Sacarissa Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows fraternal order.

Edmonds Family Album


Keene Valley Library

This collection contains numerous photographic portraits of various members of the Edmonds family.

Elizabeth Blackwell


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century

Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

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.

Families of Upstate New York


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains photographs and contextual information related to families in the upper Hudson Valley and southern Adirondack regions.

Family Bible Records Schoharie County NY


Middleburgh Library

This collection contains an index of Family Bibles.

Fay Scrapbooks


St. John Fisher College

Scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, documents, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to radio broadcasting and events in Rochester, New York during the 1920s and 1930s.

Fayetteville-Manlius Yearbooks


Manlius Library

Yearbooks from Fayetteville-Manlius School District, Manlius High School, and the Manlius School.

Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Santa Clara Logging Company, run by President Ferris Meigs, was a leader in timber conservation in the Adirondack region. This collection of photographs depicts the Santa Clara Logging Company and Meigs family.

Florence Service Collection


Watervliet Public Library

This collection contains both the history that Florence P. Service wrote in 1902 and a portrait that was taken of her by the Obenaus Studios in Albany, New York.

Francis M. and Henry H. Stone Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Francis M. and Henry H. Stone Collection contain twenty-one letters written by the two brothers while they were in the 27th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Infantry and the 1st Regiment New York Veteran Cavalry

Freeport Historic Photographs


Freeport Memorial Library

Photographs newspaper clippings, and postcards of Freeport, NY.

Freeport Memorial Library Board Minutes


Freeport Memorial Library

Library board minutes from the Freeport Memorial Library.

Geneva Civil War Collection;


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of Civil War-related documents pertaining to local Geneva residents.

Geneva Medical College, 1834-1871


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Geneva Medical College, a mid-19th century medical college, was the predecessor SUNY Upstate Medical University. The collection contains photographs and documents relating to Geneva Medical College and its alumni.

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.

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.

Grove Sheldon Gilbert Portraits


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of portraits painted by renowned Rochester artist, Grove Sheldon Gilbert during the mid-to-late 19th century.

Half Hollow Hills Library History


Half Hollow Hills Community Library

Board meeting minutes, letters, and photographs of Half Hollow Hills Library.

Hardy Family Photographs


Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Photographs of a Western New York farming family and their farm in the early 20th century.

Henrietta Local History Collection


Henrietta Public Library

A collection of turn-of-the-century photographs relating to the history of Henrietta, New York.

Henry Uihlein Scrapbook


Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Henry Uihlein II was a strong supporter of Lake Placid’s winter sporting events. This scrapbook he compiled contains articles and photographs relating to speed skating at Lake Placid.

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.

Highland Hospital School of Nursing Scrapbooks


University of Rochester Medical Center - Highland Hospital

A collection of scrapbooks compiled by Highland Hospital School of Nursing students in the 1920s.

Highland Hospital, 1889-1940


University of Rochester Medical Center - Highland Hospital

Turn-of-the-century photographs relating to Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Historical Society of the Massapequas Collection


Massapequa Public Library

Photographs, slides, postcards, books, magazines and other miscellany documenting the history of Massapequa.

History of the Village of Lakewood


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - Lakewood Memorial Library

Photographs and ephemera relating to Lakewood, New York in the early 20th century.

Hofstra Estate Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs from the Hofstra estate in Hempstead, New York.

Honeoye Falls Lima Yearbook Collection


Mendon Public Library

A collection of yearbooks spanning mid-20th century to early 21st century from the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District.

Hospital of the Good Shepherd


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Good Shepherd Hospital in Syracuse, New York, throughout its existence from the late-19th century to mid-20th century.

Huntington Archives


HuntingtonTown Clerk's Archives

A sampling of early legal documents and photographs from the town of Huntington’s archives.

Huntington Documents


Huntington Public Library

Historical documents related to the Town of Huntington and its various families.

Huntington Historical Maps


HuntingtonTown Clerk's Archives

Historical maps showing land purchases and boundaries in the Town of Huntington.

Huntington Historical Photographs


Huntington Public Library

Historic photographs of Huntington, NY.

Hurricane Irene Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs documenting Hurrican Irene in Mo

Hurricane Sandy Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs of Hurricane Sandy in Mastic Beach, Mastic and Shirley, 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.

Ingraham P. Smith Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Ingraham P. Smith Collection consists of forty-five letters and two medical documents, written during the Civil War.

Jamestown and Olean, NY, City Directories from 1875-1916


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - James Prendergast Library

City directories for Jamestown and Olean, New York dating from the late 19th to early 20th century.

Jamestown and Olean, NY, City Directories from 1875-1916


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - Olean Public Library

City directories for Jamestown and Olean, New York dating from the late 19th to early 20th century.

Jericho Historical Collection


Jericho Public Library

Photographs, maps, and postcards documenting the history of Jericho, NY.

Jesswin Camp Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

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

Jewish Buffalo Image Collection


Jewish Buffalo Archives Project

A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.

John Champney Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack "stickman" and carpenter John H. Champney in the late 19th and early 20th century.

John R Dixon papers


Geneva Historical Society

Papers relating to Civil War veteran John R. Dixon’s service in the Union Army.

Joseph H. Treyz Collection of Civil War Patriotic Envelopes


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Joseph H. Treyz Collection contains 149 patriotic envelopes printed during the Civil War.

Judicial Portrait Collection


Appellate Division Fourth Department Law Library

A portrait collection of New York judges and court staff spanning over a century.

Kathleen Oser Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

Utica resident Kathleen Oser was involved in many civil rights and women’s rights movements, especially the National Organization for Women (NOW.) The collection contains materials relating to Osner’s involvement in NOW.

Keene Historic Photographs


Keene Valley Library

A collection of postcards and photographs showing people and landmarks of Keene Valley

Lake View Cemetery Records


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - Patterson Library

Cemetery records from Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown, New York.

Lake View Cemetery Records


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - James Prendergast Library

Cemetery records from Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown, New York.

Leonard Family


Middleburgh Library

This collection contains photographs, news articles, and documents related to the Leonard Family of Middleburgh, New York area.

Levittown History Collection


Levittown Public Library

Historic photographs of Levittown, NY.

Lewis H. Brown Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Lewis H. Brown Collection consists of sixty-four letters written by Lewis Henry Brown, Lewis’ brother Burritt Brown, and Albert Ransom, Burritt Brown’s friend and tent-mate.

Longwood Historic Photographs


Longwood Public Library

Historic photographs of towns in Suffolk County, NY.

MAG Artifacts and Memorabilia


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of correspondence by Gertrude Herdle, former Director of the Memorial Art Gallery. Many of the letters relate to her travels in Europe, especially during the 1920s.

MAG Events


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs relating to significant events at the Memorial Art Gallery during the 20th century.

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.

Margaret Hort Trudeau Sanatorium Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Trudeau Sanatorium, located in the Adirondack region, was known for its open-air treatment of tuberculosis patients. This collection of early 20th century photographs, depicting scenes at the Sanitorium, was taken by patient Margaret Hort.

Margaret Woodbury Strong Papers, 1897-1969


The Strong National Museum of Play

Margaret Woodbury Strong amassed an outstanding collection of dolls and toys which formed the basis for The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York. This collection, spanning from the late 19th century through mid-20th century, includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera relating to Margaret Woodbury Strong’s life and her collections.

Marty Himes Racing Collection


Freeport Memorial Library

Photographs and programs of racing events on Long Island.

Massapequa Library History Collection


Massapequa Public Library

Photographs, books, pamphlets, magazines and other memorabilia from the Massapequa Library.

Mathias Oppersdorff Adirondack Faces Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

This collection of portraits, taken by Mathias Oppersdorff, portrays the residents of Adirondack Park in the late 20th century.

Merrick Historical Photographs;


Merrick Library

Historic photographs from the Merrick Library.

MMSCL., Local History


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Books, photographs, memoribilia, and other documents from the Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library.

MMSCL., Oral Histories


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Video presentations from residents who have lived in the tri-hamlet communities most of their lives.

MMSCL., Vertical Files


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Newspaper articles, documents, and pamphlets from the The Virginia La Tassa Local History Room, at the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library.

Montauk Maritime Collection


Montauk Library

Historic photographs of maritime activites around the area of Montauk.

Montauk Military Collection


Montauk Library

Historic photographs of various military installations on Montauk.

Montauk Social Life, Customs and Community Organizations


Montauk Library

Historic photographs, advertisements, and maps of social life on Montauk.

Moss Lake Camp Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

Moss Lake Camp was a girl’s camp in the Adirondacks during the mid-to-late 20th century. This collection of photographs depict the Camp, campers, and counselors, as well as various sporting activities.

Naples Public Library Manuscripts and Documents


Naples Library

The handwritten autobiography of John C. Morgan, a Presbyterian Minister and Missionary in the Naples, New York region during the mid 19th century.

Nazareth College Gleaner Collection


Nazareth College

A collection of Nazareth College’s student publication, The Gleaner. There are issues from its founding in 1926 through 2011.

Nazareth College Photograph Collection


Nazareth College

This collection of photographs relates to the history of Nazareth College from its founding in 1924 through the early 21st century.

Norman Foote Surveying Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

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

Northport-East Northport Postcard Collection


Northport-East Northport Public Library

Historical postcards of the Northport-East Northport community.

Nursing at Upstate


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Mid-century photographs and documents relating to SUNY Upstate Medical University’s School of Nursing.

Old Sand Hole Church


Historical Society of East Rockaway and Lynbrook

Handwritten records from the Old Sand Hole Church in Lynbrook, NY.

Ontarian Yearbooks


State University of New York at Oswego - Penfield Library

A collection of SUNY Oswego yearbooks, The Ontarian, from 1922 through 2005.

Oswego City Directories


Oswego Public Library

A collection of Oswego City Directories from 1852 to 1929.

Patrick Casey Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Patrick Casey Collection consists of an autobiographical narrative and two diaries.

Phillip Trypuc Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs of local businesses, events and people during the 1950s in and around Shirley, NY.

Pierson War Journal


Pierson Middle School

Digital version of a journal kept by Angelo Solimino during his service in World War II.

Platt Benson Oakley Photograph Collection


Geneva Historical Society

Photographs taken by P.B. Oakley in the mid-20th century of Geneva residents.

Plattsburgh Pioneers


Plattsburgh Public Library

This collection consists of the Willisborough Town Book, beginning on the 8th day of 1786.

Reminiscent History of North Collins


Western New York Genealogical Society

A handwritten history of the agricultural town of North Collins, New York.

Roberta Walsh Family Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

Photographs, documents, and other materials relating to a prominent Mohawk Valley family during the the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

Rochester Artists


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of documents, including letters and exhibition announcements, and a photograph relating to Rochester artists in the late 19th century.

Rochester City Directories


Rochester Public Library

This collection includes city directories from Rochester, NY, with information about the people and businesses within the city. Includes three maps of the city of Rochester.

Rochester City General Hospital School of Nursing Collection


Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies

The Rochester General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the earliest nursing schools in the United States. This collection includes class photographs and portraits of the graduates, spanning the School’s inception in the late-19th century  through its closure in the mid-20th century.

Rochester Homeopathic Genesee Hospital School of Nursing Collection


Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies

The Rochester Homeopathic Hospital Training School, later known as the Genesee Hospital School of Nursing, was a leading medical education center in the region. This collection depicts the nursing students throughout the School’s administration from the late 19th century through late 20th century.

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.

Rushton Collection


St. Lawrence County Historical Association

This collection contains photographs, postcards, advertisements, and artifacts pertaining to Adirondack boatbuilder John Henry Rushton.

Siciliano Restaurant World War II Veterans Collection


Mechanicville District Public Library

This collection contains photographs of World War II veterans who were from the Mechanicville area.

Sister Joanette Rutkowski, FSSJ, Archives and Historical Collection


Hilbert College - McGrath Library

Photographs relating to the history of Hilbert College during the late 20th century and early 21st century.

Stedman and Moses Collection of glass plate negatives


Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society

A collection of photographs of the town of Placid Lake, New York.

SU College of Law: A Historical Retrospective


Syracuse University College of Law - Law Library

Photographs, documents, and other materials relating to the founding and history of Syracuse University College of Law.

Syracuse Central High School Archives


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

The Syracuse Central High School collection contains class photographs and diplomas from the late-19th century to mid-20th century.

Syracuse Free Dispensary


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.

Taylor Civil War Letters


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.

Ten Eyck Fonda Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Ten Eyck Fonda Collection consists of twenty-six letters written by Fonda while serving as a telegrapher for the United States Military Telegraph Service during the Civil War, and one political campaign card.

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 College of Saint Rose Archives - Oral History Collection


The College of Saint Rose - Neil Hellman Library

This collections contains portraits, audio, and transcripts of oral histories given by faculty and students of the College of Saint Rose about the college and their experiences.

The Roosevelts Visit Syracuse


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt’s visits to Syracuse, New York in the early to mid-20th century.

Thomas B. Lockwood - The Man and His Library


University at Buffalo - University Archives

This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.

Thomas R. Bayles Collection


Longwood Public Library

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

Town of Henrietta Collection


Town of Henrietta

A collection documenting the history of the Town of Henrietta, New York.

Truman E. Pomeroy Family Photographs


American Pomeroy Historic Genealogical Association

The Truman Pomeroy Family Photograph collection consists of 46 card photographs of the extended family of Truman E. Pomeroy Jr., a Civil War veteran, all dating from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries.

Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo


University at Buffalo - University Archives

Photographs and documents relating to the Twentieth Century Club, a women’s club founded in Buffalo in the late 19th century to promote education and the arts.

Union College Aaron J. Feingold Judaica Collection


Union College

This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.

Vincent F. Seyfried Postcard Collection


Garden City Public Library

Postcards collected by former Village Historian Vincent F. Seyfried

Virgil Crisafulli Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

Historical materials relating to Virgil Crisafulli, a Utica College Professor, U.S. Navy veteran, and local politician.

Walter T. Shirley Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs and meeting minutes from Shirley's real estate business.

War Diaries


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

Waterbury Mill


Oriskany Village Museum

Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.

Watson Family Photographs


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection contains photographs and diaries of the Watson family, who are known for their involvement with the Memorial Art Gallery.

Watson Film Scrapbook


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A scrapbook compiled by Emily Sibley Watson containing newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to her son, James Sibley Watson, Jr.’s filmmaking career in the early 20th century.

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.

William Henderson Baird Collection;


Geneva Historical Society

Papers relating to Civil War Union Officer William Henderson Baird and his family at the time of the Civil War.

William Smith College History Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Originally founded as two separate colleges – Hobart College in 1822 and William Smith College in 1908 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges enjoy a rich and unique history that spans nearly 200 years on Seneca Lake. Below is a timeline of the Colleges’ major milestones and events from its foundation until present day.

Women of Fayetteville Collection


Fayetteville Free Library

The Women of Fayetteville collection comprises images of Fayetteville women and their activities dating back to the 19th century.