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

Naples Public Library Postcard Collection


Naples Library

Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.

New York to Paris Race


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Materials relating to Thomas Flyer automobiles and the New York to Paris Race in the early 20th century.

State Reservation at Niagara


Nioga Library System - Niagara Falls Public Library

The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.