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

Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection


Chautauqua County Historical Society

Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.

Brentwood Historical Documents


Brentwood Public Library

Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.

Buffalo Ku Klux Klan Membership List


Buffalo History Museum

A directory of Buffalo Ku Klux Klan members from the mid-1920s.

Huntington Archives


HuntingtonTown Clerk's Archives

A sampling of early legal documents and photographs from the town of Huntington’s archives.

Huntington Historical Maps


HuntingtonTown Clerk's Archives

Historical maps showing land purchases and boundaries in the Town of Huntington.

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