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

Walter T. Shirley Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs and meeting minutes from Shirley's real estate business.

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.

Waterbury Mill


Oriskany Village Museum

Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.

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.

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