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

Crystal Beach


Buffalo History Museum

Photographs and ephemera relating to Crystal Beach during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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.

Drama and Dance Department Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs and slides featuring scenes from Hofstra University’s Annual Shakespeare Festival.

Fay Scrapbooks


St. John Fisher College

Scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, documents, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to radio broadcasting and events in Rochester, New York during the 1920s and 1930s.

First Hundred Years


The Sage Colleges

This collection contains photographs sharing the history of Russell Sage College.

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