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

Dudley Observatory Historical Archives


Dudley Observatory

This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.

Elizabeth Blackwell


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century

Mining Collection


Adirondack History Center Museum - Essex County Historical Society

A collection of mineral samples, artifacts, and photographs relating to the history of mining in Essex County

The Baker-Cederberg Museum and Archives Collection


Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies

Photographs relating to the history of Rochester General Hospital during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.