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

Railroad Photograph Collection


CNY Chapter National Railway Historical Society

The collection provides pictorial information showing locomotives and rolling stock of railroads that once served New York State and adjacent states and provinces.

Richmond Collection


Whaling Museum and Education Center

The Richmond collection is made up of financial records and personal correspondence relating to the Ship Richmond’s whaling voyage from 1846-1849.

Robert E. Hager Canal Boat Diagrams


Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

The Robert E. Hager Canal Boat Diagrams collection includes drawings of construction plans of canal boats used on the Erie Canal throughout the nineteenth century.