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

Willard V. Huntington Collection


Huntington Memorial Library

A collection of class photographs from the Oneonta Elementary School.

William Henderson Baird Collection;


Geneva Historical Society

Papers relating to Civil War Union Officer William Henderson Baird and his family at the time of the Civil War.

William Smith College History Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Originally founded as two separate colleges – Hobart College in 1822 and William Smith College in 1908 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges enjoy a rich and unique history that spans nearly 200 years on Seneca Lake. Below is a timeline of the Colleges’ major milestones and events from its foundation until present day.

William Suydam letters


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of letters written by William Suydam during the Civil War.

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