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

New York Ordnance Works Collection


Baldwinsville Public Library

The New York Ordnance Works Collection consists of photographs, maps, and official documents related to the New York Ordnance Works (NYOW), which was in active production during World War II.

Nickell Collection of Dr. R.V. Pierce Medical Artifacts


Center for Inquiry - Center for Inquiry Libraries

Samples of advertisements and packaging used by Dr. R.V. Pierce to market his products in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Nickell Snake Oil Collection


Center for Inquiry - Center for Inquiry Libraries

A collection of advertisements, packaging, and other materials relating to the snake oil and patent medicine trade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Norman L. Woodford MD Papers


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

This collection contains documents on the influenza epidemic of 1918 from Norman L. Woodford, who graduated from Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1921 and was a Health Officer and Coroner of Cayuga County.

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.