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

Henrietta Local History Collection


Henrietta Public Library

A collection of turn-of-the-century photographs relating to the history of Henrietta, New York.

Highland Hospital, 1889-1940


University of Rochester Medical Center - Highland Hospital

Turn-of-the-century photographs relating to Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Historic Hempstead


Hempstead Public Library

Historic photographs of Hempstead, NY.

Historic Paintings at James Prendergast Library


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - James Prendergast Library

A collection of historic 19th century paintings at James Prendergast Library.

Historic Paintings Unwrapped


History Center in Tompkins County

A choice painting collection that dates to the early 19th century. It includes works by such notables as Henry Walton, whose lithographs depict mid-19th century life, and Alison Mason Kingsbury Bishop, an exemplar of a mid-twentieth century modernist style. From 2009 to early 2010 it was on display in a successful rotating exhibit “Historic Paintings Unwrapped” featuring different works each month.

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