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

Beauchamp Branch Photodocumentation Project, 1994


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.

Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.

Gar Wood Collection


Antique Boat Museum

Gar Wood was a successful speedboat racer and business owner. This collection relates to his racing career and his business,GarWood Industries, which specialized in building motorboats.

General Collection


Adirondack History Center Museum - Essex County Historical Society

A collection of images commemorating the Tercentenary celebration of Lake Champlain's discovery by Europeans.

Newark Area History and Views


Newark Public Library

Postcards and photographs which depict the town of Newark, New York throughout the 20th century.

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