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

William Smith College History Collection


Hobart and 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.

Wing Roberts Collection


SUNY Adirondack Community College Library

The Wing/Roberts collection contains documents, letters, transcripts, photographs and glass plate negatives related to the Wing/Roberts Family of Glens Falls, New York.

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.

Women's Rights Collection


Seneca Falls Historical Society

Photographs and documents relating to women’s suffrage. The items in this collection are from or connected to Seneca Falls, New York.

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