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

Map Collection


Northville Public Library

This collection contains a map of Sacandaga Park in 1905.

Margaret Woodbury Strong Papers, 1897-1969


The Strong National Museum of Play

Margaret Woodbury Strong amassed an outstanding collection of dolls and toys which formed the basis for The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York. This collection, spanning from the late 19th century through mid-20th century, includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera relating to Margaret Woodbury Strong’s life and her collections.

Martha Blow Wadsworth Photograph Collection


SUNY Geneseo

A collection of early 20th century photographs taken by Martha Blow Wadsworth which document a prominent family’s life in the Genesee Valley of New York, as well as showcase a trip to Panama and the construction of the Panama Canal.

Marty Himes Racing Collection


Freeport Memorial Library

Photographs and programs of racing events on Long Island.

Montauk Fishing Collection


Montauk Library

Historic photographs and maps of fishing in Montauk.

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