Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Papers of Dr. Albert Leffingwell, including diaries, letters, and manuscripts from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Photographs taken by newspaper photographer, Albert R. Stone, document the City of Rochester, especially in regards to early 20th century transportation and construction.
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
These manuscripts detailed the lives and customs of the inhabitants of Schuyler, NY, and provide insight into nineteenth century life in Central New York.