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

Truman E. Pomeroy Family Photographs


American Pomeroy Historic Genealogical Association

The Truman Pomeroy Family Photograph collection consists of 46 card photographs of the extended family of Truman E. Pomeroy Jr., a Civil War veteran, all dating from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries.

UAlbany University Archives


University at Albany, SUNY - Science Library

This collection is an example set of items within the variety of collections at UAlbany University Archives Collections.

Union College Civil War Era Patriotic Envelopes


Union College

This collection comprises a series of unmailed Civil War-era patriotic envelopes or covers that was presented to Union College by John M. Pearson. The patriotic covers featured in this collection primarily depict themes supporting the Northern or Union cause. This includes political cartoons and caricatures of patriotic symbols and political messages both for and against the Northern and Southern leaders of the time.

Walt Whitman Collection


Huntington Public Library

Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.

War Diaries


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

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