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

Early Canastota Business Collection


Canastota Public Library

The Early Canastota Business Collection contains documents and newspaper clippings about the first businesses in Canastota, NY.

Elizabeth Blackwell


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century

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.

Fairfield Medical College


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Fairfield Medical College, an upstate New York medical college associated with Geneva Medical College and Syracuse University Medical College in the mid-to-late 19th century.

GE Research Lab Photographs


miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science

This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.

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