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

The Anti-Slavery Record


St. John Fisher College

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.

The Emancipator


St. John Fisher College

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, from 1838 through 1839.

The Liberator


St. John Fisher College

A collection of the noted abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, dating from the mid-19th century and Civil War era.

The North Star


St. John Fisher College

A collection of the anti-slavery newspaper, The North Star, published by noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass in the mid-19th century.

The Roosevelts Visit Syracuse


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt’s visits to Syracuse, New York in the early to mid-20th century.