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

Reid Gallery of Prominent Citizens of Rome, New York


Jervis Public Library

The Reid Gallery of Prominent Citizens at the Jervis Public Library in Rome, New York, contains "photographic portraits of prominent men who have in some way been connected with the history of Rome, or its vicinity, who have been born in Rome or have lived in Rome and who have attained prominence in the city of Rome or elsewhere," along with a "historical or biographical sketch" of the respective subject.

Residential Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.

Rochester Architecture


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs and illustrations relating to the architecture of Rochester, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Rochester City General Hospital School of Nursing Collection


Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies

The Rochester General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the earliest nursing schools in the United States. This collection includes class photographs and portraits of the graduates, spanning the School’s inception in the late-19th century  through its closure in the mid-20th century.

Rockville Centre Library History


Rockville Centre Public Library

This collection contains videos and photographs sharing the history and events surrounding the Rockville Centre Public Library.