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

New York Central College


McGraw Historical Society

One of the nation's first institutes of higher education to accept students with no consideration to race or gender was open from 1849 to 1860.

Old Sand Hole Church


Historical Society of East Rockaway and Lynbrook

Handwritten records from the Old Sand Hole Church in Lynbrook, NY.

Oneida County Anti-Slavery Petitions


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

Petitions signed by the residents of Oneida County calling for an end to slavery in the mid-19th century.

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