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

Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smiths


Paul Smith's College - Joan Weill Adirondack Library

A collection of photographs documenting president Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith College in 1926.

Elmira College Women’s Rights and Suffrage Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

The Elmira College women’s rights and suffrage collection is an aggregate of records from the Elmira College Archives. Typical records from the collection include campus publications (Daily Evening Lepidotus, Sibyl, EC Weekly, and the Alumni Bulletin), photographs, student letters, student scrapbooks and addresses made by college officials. The collection documents the student, faculty and institutional role in the women’s rights movement from the inaugural speech of the College’s first President, Augustus Cowles, to the mounting suffrage efforts of the early 1900’s, until the passage of the amendment to the New York State Constitution granting women the right to vote in 1917.

Jennie Curtis Cannon Collection


Delaware County Historical Association

Miscellaneous materials concerning Jennie Curtis Cannon (Mrs. Henry White Cannon), including a scrapbook and other material related to her activities in the women’s suffrage movement.

John S. Apperson Jr. and Paul Schaefer Collections


Union College

A collection of photographs, pamphlets, letters, and other materials highlighting 20th century citizen political activism, grassroots conservation, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondacks in New York State.

League of Women Voters of Buffalo Niagara


University at Buffalo Libraries - Digital Collections

Newsletters, newspaper articles, publications, meeting minutes and scrapbooks chronicling the history of the League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization from the early 20th century to present day.

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