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

Colton Photographs


Colton Museum and Historical Society

A large collection of photographs and postcards showing individuals and places of interest associated with Colton, New York over a roughly 150 year period.

Commercial Streets of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs and drawings from Albany's business and industrial areas.

Donnan Farm Galway NY


Galway Public Library

This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.

Ella Wheeler Glass-plate Negatives Collection


Oswego Public Library

These glass plate photographs of Oswego and family trips to Michigan, Connecticut, and the Thousand Islands were taken between 1900 and 1910 by photographer Ella Merrill Crippen Wheeler.

Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection


Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.

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