Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.
Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.
Historic images of the Hudson River Night Boats.
This collection is comprised of the historical records of the Fonda, Johnstown, and Gloversville Railroad.