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

Daredevils of Niagara - Photos & writing from the Orrin E. Dunlap collection


Nioga Library System - Niagara Falls Public Library

Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.

Freeport Music Scores, Playbills & Programs


Freeport Memorial Library

Historic sheet music, playbills, theater programs, and advertisements from Long Island.

Historic Paintings at James Prendergast Library


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - James Prendergast Library

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

Mark Twain Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

This collection consists of letters and marginalia of Samuel Clemens, artifacts associated with him and photos having to do with Clemens' time in Elmira and the family and friends that comprised his circle.

Warder Cadbury Sheet Music Collection


Saratoga Springs Public Library

This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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