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

Calderone Theatre Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Historic photographs of the Calderone chain of theaters in Long Island.

Daredevils of Niagara - Photos & writing from the Orrin E. Dunlap collection


Nioga Library System - Niagara Falls Public Library

Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.

Drama and Dance Department Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs and slides featuring scenes from Hofstra University’s Annual Shakespeare Festival.

Fay Scrapbooks


St. John Fisher College

Scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, documents, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to radio broadcasting and events in Rochester, New York during the 1920s and 1930s.

Grove Sheldon Gilbert Portraits


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of portraits painted by renowned Rochester artist, Grove Sheldon Gilbert during the mid-to-late 19th century.

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