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

Chester Historical Society Collection


Chester Historical Society

Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.

Doll Collection


St. Lawrence County Historical Association

This collection consists of a large number of both partial and complete children's' dolls.

Elmira College Women’s Rights and Suffrage Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

The Elmira College women’s rights and suffrage collection is an aggregate of records from the Elmira College Archives. Typical records from the collection include campus publications (Daily Evening Lepidotus, Sibyl, EC Weekly, and the Alumni Bulletin), photographs, student letters, student scrapbooks and addresses made by college officials. The collection documents the student, faculty and institutional role in the women’s rights movement from the inaugural speech of the College’s first President, Augustus Cowles, to the mounting suffrage efforts of the early 1900’s, until the passage of the amendment to the New York State Constitution granting women the right to vote in 1917.

Freeport Music Scores, Playbills & Programs


Freeport Memorial Library

Historic sheet music, playbills, theater programs, and advertisements from Long Island.

General Collection


Adirondack History Center Museum - Essex County Historical Society

A collection of images commemorating the Tercentenary celebration of Lake Champlain's discovery by Europeans.

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