Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
The Truman Pomeroy Family Photograph collection consists of 46 card photographs of the extended family of Truman E. Pomeroy Jr., a Civil War veteran, all dating from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries.
This collection consists of documents relating to politics, business, foreign affairs, and the family’s personal affairs, which not only offer a glimpse into nineteenth century rural life in New York State, but detail machine politics on a regional, state, and national level into the early twentieth century.
The Dunham Family History collection contains portraits, photographs, and various documents saved by the Dunham family.
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century