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

Autographs


Corning Community College - Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library

Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.

Buffalo City Directories


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Buffalo City Directories from the early to late 19th century.

Murder Pamphlet Collection


Fenimore Art Museum

These pamphlets range from publication dates in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century, with the bulk published in the 1800s. Many of the books and pamphlets in this collection are listed in The Annals of Murder: a bibliography of books and pamphlets on American murders from Colonial times to 1900, compiled by Thomas M. McDade. The nineteenth-century pamphlets in this collection were drawn from the holdings of the Research Library of the New York State Historical Association (NYSHA) in Cooperstown, New York. NYSHA's collection of murder pamphlets contains 400 items published primarily in the 18th-19th centuries. These pamphlets document the changing perception of the murderer from a repentant sinner to a monstrous deviant.

Naples Public Library Manuscripts and Documents


Naples Library

The handwritten autobiography of John C. Morgan, a Presbyterian Minister and Missionary in the Naples, New York region during the mid 19th century.

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