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

Albany Law School Architecture Collection


Albany Law School

This collection contains photographs of the outside and inside of buildings on the Albany Law School campus.

Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection


Chautauqua County Historical Society

Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.

Brentwood Historical Documents


Brentwood Public Library

Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.

Emily Howland Papers


Wells College - Louis Jefferson Long Library

Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.

Huntington Political Cartoons


Huntington Public Library

Scrapbook of political cartoons from the late 19th Century.

Pages