Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

Walter T. Shirley Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

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

Ward Manor Collection


Historic Red Hook

A collection of postcards and photographs of Ward Manor in the 1920's. Ward Manor was a home for the poor and elderly as well as a summer camp for youth.

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.

Westinghouse Family Papers


Union College

This collection includes correspondence, an autograph book, legal documents and photographs from the Westinghouse Family from 1833-1913.

William N. Weeden Color Printing Manuscript 1886


RIT Libraries, Cary Graphic Arts Collection

The William N. Weeden Color Printing Manuscript is an inventor's hand-written account in 1886 of his discovery of a printing method that produced multi-color printing with one impression. The collection includes color prints generated by the process.

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