Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
A leading business in Elmira, NY for more than 80 years, Thatcher Glass once produced 50 percent of the milk bottles in the United States, pioneering sealed glass bottles and automated bottle production. The collection includes archival material such as design drawings, correspondence and other company documents.
The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.
Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.
The Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company was a successful business in Ticonderoga, New York during the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts the Company’s mill, machines, and the surrounding area.