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

Nickell Collection of Dr. R.V. Pierce Medical Artifacts


Center for Inquiry - Center for Inquiry Libraries

Samples of advertisements and packaging used by Dr. R.V. Pierce to market his products in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Nickell Snake Oil Collection


Center for Inquiry - Center for Inquiry Libraries

A collection of advertisements, packaging, and other materials relating to the snake oil and patent medicine trade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Nursing at Upstate


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Mid-century photographs and documents relating to SUNY Upstate Medical University’s School of Nursing.