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

Madden Collection


Canal Society of New York State

Historic glass negatives, prints, and postcards depicting the Erie Canal and other waterways in New York and Canada from the collection of Emily and J. Hayward Madden of Livonia, NY

MAG Images


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

Selected images from the Memorial Art Gallery’s history, including construction views and portraits of prominent people associated with the Gallery.

Map Collection


Northville Public Library

This collection contains a map of Sacandaga Park in 1905.

Margaret Hort Trudeau Sanatorium Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Trudeau Sanatorium, located in the Adirondack region, was known for its open-air treatment of tuberculosis patients. This collection of early 20th century photographs, depicting scenes at the Sanitorium, was taken by patient Margaret Hort.

Mark Twain Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

This collection consists of letters and marginalia of Samuel Clemens, artifacts associated with him and photos having to do with Clemens' time in Elmira and the family and friends that comprised his circle.

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