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

First Responder Insignia of Monroe County, New York


Appellate Division Fourth Department Law Library

This collection consists primarily of scans of patches and badges from the many ambulance corps, fire departments, police departments, the Sheriff’s Department, corporate and educational institution security agencies, and other organizations currently or formally active within Monroe County, New York. A small sampling of insignia used by various state and federal agencies currently or formally active within the county is also included. The majority of scans are of items dating from the mid twentieth century to present. It is anticipated that images will continue to be added to the collection in the years to come.

Maria College Digital Collection


Maria College

This collection contains items related to Maria College.

MMSCL., Vertical Files


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Newspaper articles, documents, and pamphlets from the The Virginia La Tassa Local History Room, at the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library.

Utica Zoo Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

The Utica Zoo has been a community center for over 100 years. This collection of photographs documents the Zoo and its activities, particularly in the latter half of the 20th century.