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

Garden City General Collection


Garden City Public Library

Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources

Gayer Collection


Canal Society of New York State

Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.

General Electric Photographs


miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science

This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.

Geneva NY City Directories


Geneva Public Library

The Geneva City Directories collection includes directories from 1862-2000. The directories contain an alphabetical directory, including a telephone directory of all residents over 18 (when available). Directories also include detailed information concerning each a civic section of local interest, a complete buyers' guide and classified business directory with special listings for nationally advertised brands. In some directories, a street guide and householders' directory showing telephone numbers arranged by streets is included.

George Whitfield Butts Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs taken by George Whitfield Butts, documenting his visits to the Adirondacks.

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