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

MAG Artifacts and Memorabilia


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of correspondence by Gertrude Herdle, former Director of the Memorial Art Gallery. Many of the letters relate to her travels in Europe, especially during the 1920s.

MAG Events


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs relating to significant events at the Memorial Art Gallery during the 20th century.

MAG Images


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

Selected images from the Memorial Art Gallery’s history, including construction views and portraits of prominent people associated with the Gallery.

Margaret Hort Trudeau Sanatorium Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Trudeau Sanatorium, located in the Adirondack region, was known for its open-air treatment of tuberculosis patients. This collection of early 20th century photographs, depicting scenes at the Sanitorium, was taken by patient Margaret Hort.

Margaret Woodbury Strong Papers, 1897-1969


The Strong National Museum of Play

Margaret Woodbury Strong amassed an outstanding collection of dolls and toys which formed the basis for The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York. This collection, spanning from the late 19th century through mid-20th century, includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera relating to Margaret Woodbury Strong’s life and her collections.

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