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

Ella Wheeler Glass-plate Negatives Collection


Oswego Public Library

These glass plate photographs of Oswego and family trips to Michigan, Connecticut, and the Thousand Islands were taken between 1900 and 1910 by photographer Ella Merrill Crippen Wheeler.

Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.

Emporium Lumber Company Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Emporium Lumber Company was a logging company located in Conifer, New York in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs relates to their logging and railroad business.

Erie Canal


Fort Plain Free Library

This collections contains images of the Erie Canal in the Fort Plain area.