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

175th Anniversary of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Photographs relating to the history of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library over the past century.

1913 Watervliet Flood


Watervliet Public Library

The 1913 Watervilet Flood collection is a collection of photos shows the flooding in Watervliet, New York, along some of the main thoroughfares.

1964 Rochester Riot Photographs


Rochester Public Library

This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.

19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York


Niagara University

A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.