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

Delaware County Historical Association Sherwood Collection


Delaware County Historical Association

The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.

Henry Darwin Didama MD Collection


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

This collection contains the papers of Henry Darwin Didama, who became a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Syracuse University College of Medicine in 1872 and Dean of the College of Medicine beginning in 1888.

Maurice Leyden Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Maurice Leyden Collection consists of diaries, photographs, correspondence, financial records, essays and military records of Maurice Leyden. The collection also includes twenty-two diaries, dating from 1860-1886 and written Sarah Woodruff Pottle, a relative of Mr. Leyden, as well as, four diaries spanning the years between 1897 and 1908 and belonging to Blanche Leyden, Maurice Leyden's daughter.

Rochester Area Historian's Holdings;


Rochester Genealogical Society

A collection of card index finding aids to the Monroe County Mail Newspaper, Fairport Herald Newspaper, and the Town of Perington, New York records from the 19th century through to the mid-20th century.