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

Walt Whitman Collection


Huntington Public Library

Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.

Warder Cadbury Sheet Music Collection


Saratoga Springs Public Library

This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Watson Family Photographs


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection contains photographs and diaries of the Watson family, who are known for their involvement with the Memorial Art Gallery.

Watson Film Scrapbook


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A scrapbook compiled by Emily Sibley Watson containing newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to her son, James Sibley Watson, Jr.’s filmmaking career in the early 20th century.

WPA Fine Arts Projects in Rochester


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection includes drawings, photographs, and posters created for the WPA  Federal Arts Project in the Rochester, New York region during the late 1930s.