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

Folk Art and Artist Collection


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains folk art collected from Upstate New York and other regions.

Fred R. Wolcott Photographic Collection


Liverpool Public Library

The Wolcott Collection contains photographs taken by Fred Wolcott, who photographed and documented daily life on the Onondaga Nation Territory in the early 1900’s.

Frederick Douglass' Paper;


St. John Fisher College

A collection of the mid-19th century anti-slavery newspaper, the Frederick Douglass' Paper, a successor to Douglass’ first abolitionist paper, The North Star.