Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Originally founded as two separate colleges – Hobart College in 1822 and William Smith College in 1908 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges enjoy a rich and unique history that spans nearly 200 years on Seneca Lake. Below is a timeline of the Colleges’ major milestones and events from its foundation until present day.
A collection of letters written by William Suydam during the Civil War.
Glass plate negatives taken by William Thompson Howell as he explored the New York Highlands.
Documents relating to Frederick Willie and his service in the Civil War.