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

Bullis Family Collection


Macedon Public Library

This collection includes the Bullis Family & Friends Album. In 1837, Charles Bullis settled in Macedon, NY with his wife Eleanor. Charles attended Geneva Medical College and became one of Macedon's first physicians. Charles and Eleanor had two children, Abraham and Amy. Abraham lived in the Macedon area for his entire life, and earned degrees in Mathematics and Civil Engineering from Cornell University. His daughter Janette "Nettie" was also a lifelong resident of Macedon, and was valedictorian of her high school class in 1911. The photos in this collection were taken in the mid-1800's through the early 1900's and include both family and friends.

Commercial Streets of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs and drawings from Albany's business and industrial areas.

Dunham Family Collection


Dunham Public Library

The Dunham Family History collection contains portraits, photographs, and various documents saved by the Dunham family.

Geneva NY City Directories


Geneva Public Library

The Geneva City Directories collection includes directories from 1862-2000. The directories contain an alphabetical directory, including a telephone directory of all residents over 18 (when available). Directories also include detailed information concerning each a civic section of local interest, a complete buyers' guide and classified business directory with special listings for nationally advertised brands. In some directories, a street guide and householders' directory showing telephone numbers arranged by streets is included.

Polster Photographs of Lockport, NY


Nioga Library System - Lockport Public Library

Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.

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