Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
This collection includes documents, images, and ephemera relating to the hamlet of Tappan.
A leading business in Elmira, NY for more than 80 years, Thatcher Glass once produced 50 percent of the milk bottles in the United States, pioneering sealed glass bottles and automated bottle production. The collection includes archival material such as design drawings, correspondence and other company documents.
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.
Photographs of Tompkins County schools, school groups, and classes during the late 19th and 20th centuries. All taken from The History Center in Tompkins County’s General Photo Collection.