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

The [George Nathan] Newman Collection of Photographs of Vanished and Vanishing Buffalo


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.

The Great Steamboat Race Letters


Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.

Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company was a successful business in Ticonderoga, New York during the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts the Company’s mill, machines, and the surrounding area.

Town of Halfmoon Historian's Collection


Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

This collection includes photographs of the Town of Halfmoon dating back to the late 1800s.