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

War Diaries


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

War of 1812


Buffalo History Museum

Photographs, letters, maps, drawings, and documents relating to the War of 1812.

William Henderson Baird Collection;


Geneva Historical Society

Papers relating to Civil War Union Officer William Henderson Baird and his family at the time of the Civil War.

William Suydam letters


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of letters written by William Suydam during the Civil War.

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