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

A leading business in Elmira, NY for more than 80 years, Thatcher Glass once produced 50 percent of the milk bottles in the United States, pioneering sealed glass bottles and automated bottle production. The collection includes archival material such as design drawings, correspondence and other company documents.
Photographs of Tompkins County schools, school groups, and classes during the late 19th and 20th centuries. All taken from The History Center in Tompkins County’s General Photo Collection.
Directories of the residents of Delmar, Elsmere, and Slingerlands, New York.