Agnes Elliott Collection


New Woodstock Free Library

This collection includes paintings from Central New York artist Agnes Elliott's personal collection. Her paintings represent her love of flowers, nature and the landscapes of both Florida and central New York State.

Albany Law School Alumni


Albany Law School

This collection contains documents and photographs relating to the alumni of Albany Law School.

Albany Law School Collection


Albany Law School

This collection contains photographs and documents related to the students of Albany Law School.

Archacki Cartoons


University at Buffalo Libraries - Digital Collections

Cartoons drawn by Polish immigrant, Henryk Archacki, representing current events at the time with a sense of Polish pride.  

Art and Artifacts


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains paintings, sculptures and other three dimensional objects in the Library's special collections.

Calderone Theatre Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Historic photographs of the Calderone chain of theaters in Long Island.

Capital District Library Council Albany NY


Capital District Library Council

This collection contains items that share the history of the Capital District Library Council.

Capital District Radio and Television Broadcasting


miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science

This is a collection of images and media documenting the rich history of radio and television broadcasting in the Albany region.

Charles Rand Penney Trail


SUNY Buffalo State - Butler Library

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Charles Rand Penney Trail


Niagara County Historical Society

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Charles Rand Penney Trail


Buffalo History Museum

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Charles Rand Penney Trail


Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Charles Rand Penney Trail


Buffalo Museum of Science

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Charles Rand Penney Trail


Niagara University - Castellani Art Museum

Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.

Clarkson Ice Carnival Photographs


Clarkson University - Harriet Call Burnap Memorial Library

Three photographs of the King and Queen of the Clarkson-Normal Ice Carnival

Clarkson Ice Carnival Programs


Clarkson University - Harriet Call Burnap Memorial Library

A collection of programs from the Clarkson-Normal Ice Carnival

Crystal Beach


Buffalo History Museum

Photographs and ephemera relating to Crystal Beach during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Daredevils of Niagara - Photos & writing from the Orrin E. Dunlap collection


Nioga Library System - Niagara Falls Public Library

Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.

Drama and Dance Department Collection


Hofstra University - Hofstra University Library

Photographs and slides featuring scenes from Hofstra University’s Annual Shakespeare Festival.

Fay Scrapbooks


St. John Fisher College

Scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, documents, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to radio broadcasting and events in Rochester, New York during the 1920s and 1930s.

First Hundred Years


The Sage Colleges

This collection contains photographs sharing the history of Russell Sage College.

Folk Art and Artist Collection


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains folk art collected from Upstate New York and other regions.

Fort Plain Street Fair


Fort Plain Free Library

This collection contains images and documents related to the Fort Plain Street Fair.

Freeport Music Scores, Playbills & Programs


Freeport Memorial Library

Historic sheet music, playbills, theater programs, and advertisements from Long Island.

General Electric Audio Recordings


miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science

Wide-ranging collection of General Electric-related audio recordings.

Glens Falls Hometown USA


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains photographs taken during the World War II era of Glens Falls.

Gordon Muck Collection


New Woodstock Free Library

Collection of works by Central New York artist Gordon Muck

Grove Sheldon Gilbert Portraits


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of portraits painted by renowned Rochester artist, Grove Sheldon Gilbert during the mid-to-late 19th century.

Historic Paintings at James Prendergast Library


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - James Prendergast Library

A collection of historic 19th century paintings at James Prendergast Library.

History of Crandall Public Library


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains images illustrating the rich history of Crandall Public Library (founded in 1892).

Homelands Exhibition


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

The Rochester Homelands Exhibition displayed traditional arts and crafts of many immigrant cultures in the region. This collection includes photographs of the Homelands Exhibition in 1920.

Huntington Political Cartoons


Huntington Public Library

Scrapbook of political cartoons from the late 19th Century.

Jessie Bonnie Monroe Fashion Illustration Collection


Cazenovia College - Witherill Library

The Jessie Bonnie Monroe Fashion Illustration Collection includes sketches and newspaper clippings of fashion in the early twentieth century.

Junior League of Buffalo


University at Buffalo Libraries - Digital Collections

Photographs and documents relating to The Junior League of Buffalo, a volunteer organization known for its community work in the Western New York region.

Leonard Family


Middleburgh Library

This collection contains photographs, news articles, and documents related to the Leonard Family of Middleburgh, New York area.

Lincoln Auditorium, Central High School Programs Collection


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

A collection of programs from events at the Lincoln Auditorium, spanning from the early to late-20th century.

Little Falls Camera Club Collection


Little Falls Public Library

This collection contains photographs taken by the members of the Little Falls Camera Club, of Little Falls, NY.

MAG Artifacts and Memorabilia


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of correspondence by Gertrude Herdle, former Director of the Memorial Art Gallery. Many of the letters relate to her travels in Europe, especially during the 1920s.

MAG Events


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs relating to significant events at the Memorial Art Gallery during the 20th century.

MAG Exhibition Views


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs relating to significant exhibitions at the Memorial Art Gallery during the 20th century.

MAG Images


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

Selected images from the Memorial Art Gallery’s history, including construction views and portraits of prominent people associated with the Gallery.

MAG Publications


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

An assortment of Memorial Art Gallery publications, including annual reports and member publications from the 20th century through the 21st century.

MAG Scrapbooks


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

Newspaper clippings relating to Navajo Indian Arts at the Memorial Art Gallery in 1929 and 1930.

Maria College Glee Club Collection


Maria College

This collection contains the recordings from three albums recorded by the Maria College Glee Club.

Maria College The Mariale Literary Magazine


Maria College

This collection consists of copies of Maria College's Literary Magazine, The Mariale.

Mark Twain Collection


Elmira College - Gannett-Tripp Library

This collection consists of letters and marginalia of Samuel Clemens, artifacts associated with him and photos having to do with Clemens' time in Elmira and the family and friends that comprised his circle.

Materials related to the Gallery's 1913 Inaugural Year


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of correspondence, invitations, and other documents relating to the opening of the Memorial Art Gallery on October 8, 1913.

Maureen O'Sullivan Cushing Collection of Maria College Albany NY


Maria College

This collection contains photos and documents that pertain to Maureen O’Sullivan and James Cushing.

Max Reinhardt Collection


Binghamton University - Binghamton University Libraries

The Max Reinhardt collection covers major aspects of the life and career of Austrian-born theatrical director and producer Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) . Reinhardt was widely recognized as a major creative artist and played a leading role in the transformation of the director as the key figure in theatrical production and the innovative use of new theater technology and experimentation with theater spaces and locales.

Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection


Siena College

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection includes manuscript leaves, manuscripts, printed book leaves, and books produced mainly in Europe from about 1200 to 1837.

Nancy Edwards Collection


New Woodstock Free Library

This collection contains paintings by Nancy Edwards, an artist from New Woodstock, NY. Subjects include local and regional landscapes, portraits, and still life objects.

Nassau Fair


Nassau Free Library

This collection contains material from 1896 - 1910 related to the Rensselaer County Fair.

Nazareth College Poster Collection


Nazareth College

This collection of posters and programs relates to many performance arts events held at Nazareth College in the late 20th century through early 21st century.

Northport-East Northport Postcard Collection


Northport-East Northport Public Library

Historical postcards of the Northport-East Northport community.

Pan-American Exposition Collection


Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation

Collection of material relating to the Pan-American Exposition, held in Buffalo, NY from May 1 – November 1, 1901.

Pan-American Exposition Scrapbooks


Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings about the 1901 Pan-American Exposition held in Buffalo, New York.

Plattsburgh Theatre Programs


State University of New York at Plattsburgh - Feinberg Library

This collection consists of programs for the theatre productions and variety acts of the Plattsburgh Theatre between 1923 and 1926.

Portraits of Hope Collection


SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Cayan Library

The exhibition Portraits of Hope: Faces of Refugee Resettlement in Central New York depicted survivors of war, genocide, and political strife who came to the U.S. and settled in the Utica region after living in refugee camps in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. This exhibition of more than 30 photographs celebrated diversity, and confronted stereotypes about resettlement while exploring the challenges and aspirations of local refugees starting over in a new land.

Print Club of Rochester


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection relates to the Print Club of Rochester, founded in 1930, and contains examples of Club announcements, programs, and membership forms.

Quilt Patterns of Onondaga County, 1919-1923


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

Hand-drawn representations of quilts and quilt patterns completed by Virginia Beauchamp in the early 20th century.

Rambler Newsletter


Farmingdale State College - Thomas D. Greenley Library

The Rambler Newsletter is published by Farmingdale State College students and contains historical information about the college and alumni.

Ready-Made Campus


The Sage Colleges

This collection contains photographs of the Sage College of Albany, with a large portion of the collection taken in the 1970s when the college was known as Sage Junior College of Albany.

Refugees Starting Over Collection


SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Cayan Library

Over the past four years, Dr. Kathryn Stam, Faculty at SUNY Poly, has been gathering media and multimedia chronicling the lives of Refugees who have settled in Utica NY. This work has been gathered as Refugees Starting Over, which has hosted events, and provides a web presence featuring many images and videos.

Rensselaer County Historical Society Edgar Holloway Collection of Watercolors and Prints


Rensselaer County Historical Society

This collection is Edgar Holloway’s commissioned works to paint and document Troy, New York and the surrounding area’s architectural and industrial heritage in 1972.

Robert E. Hager Canal Boat Diagrams


Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

The Robert E. Hager Canal Boat Diagrams collection includes drawings of construction plans of canal boats used on the Erie Canal throughout the nineteenth century.

Rochester Architecture


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of photographs and illustrations relating to the architecture of Rochester, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Rochester Art Club


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

The Rochester Art Club collection includes exhibition invitations, a group photograph, and other materials relating to the Club in the late 19th century.

Rochester Artists


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A collection of documents, including letters and exhibition announcements, and a photograph relating to Rochester artists in the late 19th century.

Sand Pumpings


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System - Olean Public Library

Several issues of Sand Pumpings, a literary magazine published by Olean High School students in the late 20th century.

Sphinx Collection


Little Falls Public Library

This collection consists of issues of a literary journal published by Little Falls High School of Little Falls, NY in the early twentieth century.

SUNY Brockport Normalia Collection


SUNY College at Brockport

A collection of  the student publication, Normalia, published for the Brockport State Normal School in the early 20th century.

SUNY Brockport Stylus Collection


SUNY College at Brockport

An early 20th century collection of the SUNY Brockport student publication, The Stylus.

SUNY Poly Student Publications


SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Cayan Library

This collection is comprised of SUNY Poly student publications (The Factory Times, the Paper Sun, and The Snowflake), covering a period ranging from 1974 through 2010.

The Aggazette


Farmingdale State College - Thomas D. Greenley Library

The Aggazette student newsletter was published from 1929-1948 at New York State Institute of Agriculture which is now Farmingdale State College. The newsletter contains historical information about the college.

The College of Saint Rose Archives - Oral History Collection


The College of Saint Rose - Neil Hellman Library

This collections contains portraits, audio, and transcripts of oral histories given by faculty and students of the College of Saint Rose about the college and their experiences.

The College of Saint Rose Archives - Student Literary and Creative Publications


The College of Saint Rose - Neil Hellman Library

This collection contains documents written by students of the College of Saint Rose.

The Growing Place Collection


New Woodstock Free Library

Comprised of paintings, etchings, drawings, and other works of art, this collection documents the local community of artists in New Woodstock, NY.

Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo


University at Buffalo Libraries - Digital Collections

Photographs and documents relating to the Twentieth Century Club, a women’s club founded in Buffalo in the late 19th century to promote education and the arts.

Walt Whitman Collection


Huntington Public Library

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

Warder Cadbury Sheet Music Collection


Saratoga Springs Public Library

This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Watson Family Photographs


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection contains photographs and diaries of the Watson family, who are known for their involvement with the Memorial Art Gallery.

Watson Film Scrapbook


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

A scrapbook compiled by Emily Sibley Watson containing newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to her son, James Sibley Watson, Jr.’s filmmaking career in the early 20th century.

WPA Fine Arts Projects in Rochester


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection includes drawings, photographs, and posters created for the WPA  Federal Arts Project in the Rochester, New York region during the late 1930s.