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

Edward M. Ruttenber Collection


Newburgh Free Library

This collection contains manuscripts, including handwritten copies of regimental histories and individual personal histories of Orange County soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

Ernie Simon Collection


Port Washington Public Library

The Ernie Simon Collection includes his personal collection of “Port Remembered” articles as well as his personal papers, correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia.