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

Utica Zoo Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

The Utica Zoo has been a community center for over 100 years. This collection of photographs documents the Zoo and its activities, particularly in the latter half of the 20th century.

Verbal History of Erie Community College


SUNY Erie Community College (SUNY Erie)

An oral history and transcripts relating to the history of Erie County Community College as told by former College President, James E. Shenton.

Verne Morton Photograph Collection


History Center in Tompkins County

Verne Morton’s photography concentrated on the day-to-day activities of the residents of Groton and the surrounding area. With his cumbersome glass plate view camera and tripod, Morton took remarkable photographs of farm life, family activities, and children in school and at play.

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