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

The Growing Place Collection


New Woodstock Free Library

Comprised of paintings, etchings, drawings, and other works of art, this collection documents the local community of artists in New Woodstock, NY.

The Liberator


St. John Fisher College

A collection of the noted abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, dating from the mid-19th century and Civil War era.

The Normal Leader


SUNY at Fredonia - Daniel A. Reed Library

The Normal Leader is the student newspaper of the State University of New York at Fredonia, first published in 1893. Originally published by the all-female Agonian literary society, after its very first issue it became the publication of both the Agonian and the Zetesian (all-male) literary societies. The newspaper shortened its official name to simply ​The Leader in 1936, which is the title under which it is still published today. Heavily focused on literary content in its earliest years, the newspaper remains one of the most frequently requested and accessed published titles within the Archives & Special Collections of the Daniel A. Reed Library at Fredonia, which underscores its importance in supporting both college and regional history, as it provides a unique look into the history of higher learning in Western New York.

The Oaks at Menorah Park Oral History Collection


Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville

This collection contains four recorded interviews with residents of The Oaks at Menorah Park, a senior living facility in DeWitt, New York.

The Roosevelts Visit Syracuse


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt’s visits to Syracuse, New York in the early to mid-20th century.

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