Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.
The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.
This collection includes the awards, photos and accolades belonging to the founder of New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Frank Dean.
This collection contains documents relating to prescription drugs and Dr. Best.
A collection of images depicting the Rochester Dental Dispensary and School for Dental Hygienists in the early and mid-20th century.