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

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.

Women of Fayetteville Collection


Fayetteville Free Library

The Women of Fayetteville collection comprises images of Fayetteville women and their activities dating back to the 19th century.

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