1913 Watervliet Flood


Watervliet Public Library

The 1913 Watervilet Flood collection is a collection of photos shows the flooding in Watervliet, New York, along some of the main thoroughfares.

20th Century Remains of the Genesee Valley Canal


SUNY Geneseo

A collection of photographs portraying the remains of the Genesee Valley Canal.

Abby and Will Csaplar Lake George Collection


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains images of Lake George, New York.

ACHA Postcard Collection


Albany County Historical Association at Ten Broeck Mansion

This collection showcases the diverse postcard collection of the Albany County Historical Association.

Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs dating between 1870 and 1900 depicting numerous houses and great camps, major bodies of water, and portraits of Adirondack residents and tourists.

Adirondack Scenic Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.

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.

Almquist Green Lakes Collection


Fayetteville Free Library

The Green Lakes Collection is mostly comprised of photographs that belonged to Arvin Almquist, who was Superintendent of Green Lakes State Park from 1928 to 1948.

American Humane Association 'Be Kind to Animals' Poster Collection


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

Early 20th century posters created by the American Humane Association to promote the “Be Kind to Animals” campaign.

Battenkill Inspired


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains images and documents related to the Battenkill River and surrounding area.

Bentley Snow Crystal Collection


Buffalo Museum of Science

Snow crystal images and their associated documentation taken by Wilson A. Bentley in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Bethlehem Public Library


Bethlehem Public Library

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.

Bryant Historic Postcards


Bryant Library

Historic postcards of Roslyn, NY.

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Postcards & Stereo Views


Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Postcards and stereographs of many Buffalo Olmsted Parks from the late 1800s to early 1900s.

Champlain Canal Collection


Mechanicville District Public Library

The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.

Childwold Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs relating to the Hamlet of Childwold, New York in the Adirondacks.

Colton Photographs


Colton Museum and Historical Society

A large collection of photographs and postcards showing individuals and places of interest associated with Colton, New York over a roughly 150 year period.

Commercial Streets of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs and drawings from Albany's business and industrial areas.

Donnan Farm Galway NY


Galway Public Library

This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.

Ella Wheeler Glass-plate Negatives Collection


Oswego Public Library

These glass plate photographs of Oswego and family trips to Michigan, Connecticut, and the Thousand Islands were taken between 1900 and 1910 by photographer Ella Merrill Crippen Wheeler.

Elon Howard Eaton Ornithology Collection


Hobart and 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.

Emporium Lumber Company Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Emporium Lumber Company was a logging company located in Conifer, New York in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs relates to their logging and railroad business.

Erie Canal


Fort Plain Free Library

This collections contains images of the Erie Canal in the Fort Plain area.

Families of Upstate New York


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains photographs and contextual information related to families in the upper Hudson Valley and southern Adirondack regions.

Farrington Photograph Collection


Delaware County Historical Association

The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.

Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Santa Clara Logging Company, run by President Ferris Meigs, was a leader in timber conservation in the Adirondack region. This collection of photographs depicts the Santa Clara Logging Company and Meigs family.

Fletcher Steele Collection


SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Moon Library

Photographs and technical drawings of gardens designed by Landscape Architect Fletcher Steele in the 20th century.

Flood of 1972, Genesee River in Letchworth State Park


SUNY Geneseo

In 1972, Hurricane Agnes caused the Genesee River to flood. This collection of photographs depicts the flooding of Letchworth State Park and Geneseo.

Floral Fete Collection


Saratoga Springs Public Library

The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.

Folk Art and Artist Collection


Crandall Public Library

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

Fulton Chain Lakes Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

This collection features photographs taken by Ernest Blue in the Fulton Chain Lakes region around 1900.

Gayer Collection


Canal Society of New York State

Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.

Geneva Historical Society Postcard Collection


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of postcards depicting Geneva, New York during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Geneva James G. Vail collection


Geneva Historical Society

A collection of photographs of Geneva, New York taken by James G. Vail in the late 19th century.

George Marshall Family Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

George and Bob Marshall were the original Adirondack High Peak 46ers, as well as active conservationists. This collection of photographs depicts their time in the Adirondacks with their friends and family in the early 20th century.

George Whitfield Butts Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs taken by George Whitfield Butts, documenting his visits to the Adirondacks.

Gill Room Postcard Collection Greenwich NY


Greenwich Free Library

This collection contains images of postcards that show the buildings and surrounding area of Greenwich, New York.

Glen Cove Historic Postcards


Glen Cove Library

Historic postcards of Glen Cove, Long Island

Glens Falls Feeder Canal


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains items that share the history of the Feeder Canal and the people involved.

Glens Falls Hometown USA


Crandall Public Library

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

Grace Cogswell Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

This collection of photographs from the album of Grace Cogswell depict her travels in the Adirondacks.

Guilderland Historical Society Collection


Guilderland Public Library

This collection has photographs and documents pertaining to the history of the Town of Guilderland.

Harvey Ginsberg Postcard Collection


East Hampton Library

Historic postcards from East Hampton, NY.

Hudson River voyage c.1937-39


Watervliet Public Library

The Hudson River Voyage collection contains still images of steamboats that went up and down the the Hudson River between 1937 and 1939.

Huntington Postcard Collection


Huntington Town Clerk's Archives

Historic postcards from Huntington, NY.

Hurricane Irene Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs documenting Hurrican Irene in Mo

Hurricane Sandy Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs of Hurricane Sandy in Mastic Beach, Mastic and Shirley, NY.

HWS Vail Photograph Collection


Hobart and William Smith Colleges

A collection of photographs taken by J.G. Vail, including many portraits, as well as scenes from Geneva, New York in the late 19th century.

Jesswin Camp Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting Jesswin Camp on Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks.

John Champney Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack "stickman" and carpenter John H. Champney in the late 19th and early 20th century.

John S. Apperson Jr. and Paul Schaefer Collections


Union College

A collection of photographs, pamphlets, letters, and other materials highlighting 20th century citizen political activism, grassroots conservation, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondacks in New York State.

Long Island Historic Postcard Collection


Stony Brook University - Stony Brook University Libraries

The Long Island Historic Postcard Collection consists of postcards of towns and villages in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties of New York dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Love Canal Images


University at Buffalo - University Archives

Photographs relating to the Love Canal environmental tragedy in the late 20th century.

Lumber Camp Mission Slide Collection


Adirondack Experience

Presbyterian missionaries visited many Adirondack lumber camps in the early 20th century. This collection of glass lantern slides depicts their visits at the camps, as well as the loggers and logging industry.

Map Collection


Northville Public Library

This collection contains a map of Sacandaga Park in 1905.

Margaret Hort Trudeau Sanatorium Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Trudeau Sanatorium, located in the Adirondack region, was known for its open-air treatment of tuberculosis patients. This collection of early 20th century photographs, depicting scenes at the Sanitorium, was taken by patient Margaret Hort.

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.

Mason-Malone Collection


Port Washington Public Library

The Mason-Malone Collection consists of images from the Mason Studio archive of prints and negatives.

Montauk Fishing Collection


Montauk Library

Historic photographs and maps of fishing in Montauk.

Montauk Land Use and Development


Montauk Library

Historic photographs and maps showing land development in Montauk.

Montauk Maritime Collection


Montauk Library

Historic photographs of maritime activites around the area of Montauk.

Moss Lake Camp Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

Moss Lake Camp was a girl’s camp in the Adirondacks during the mid-to-late 20th century. This collection of photographs depict the Camp, campers, and counselors, as well as various sporting activities.

Naples Public Library Postcard Collection


Naples Library

Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.

Nehasane Park Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs showing Nehasane Park on Lake Lila in the Adirondacks.

Norman Foote Surveying Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

A collection of early 20th century photographs taken by surveyor Norman S. Foote in the Adirondack region.

Northport-East Northport Postcard Collection


Northport-East Northport Public Library

Historical postcards of the Northport-East Northport community.

O'Brien Building Photo Collection


Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Paul Byrnes '34 Archives

A collection of photographs and photographs of architectural drawings pertaining to the construction of the O’Brien Building.

Onondaga Parks Association


Onondaga Public Library - Mundy Branch Library

A collection of postcards portraying Onondaga Park in the early 20th century.

Pictorial History of Sonnenberg


Sonneberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park

Sonnenberg is a Victorian mansion and homestead known for its extensive gardens. These photographs compiled by Mary Clark Thompson show the elaborate gardens she planned in memory of her husband, Frederick Ferris Thompson in the early 20th century.

Port Washington Maritime Collection;


Port Washington Public Library

The Port Washington Maritime Collection features materials from the Local History Center that relate to the region’s rich maritime history and traditions.

Postcards


Clinton Community College - Douglas Library

A collection of postcards of Clinton Community College and related sites on Lake Champlain.

Religious Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs and drawing of religious facilities in Albany, New York.

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.

Residential Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.

Richard Linke Collection of Adirondacks Re-Viewed Photographs


Adirondack Experience

A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack Park taken by photographer Richard Linke in the early 1970s.

Rochester Civic Garden Center Bulletins 1945-2007


Rochester Civic Garden Center

The Rochester Civic Garden Center has been a trusted source of local horticultural information since its inception in 1945. This collection includes its Bulletins from the years 1945 through 2007.

Roosevelt Wild Life Station Image Collection


SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Moon Library

Early 20th century photographs produced by the Roosevelt Wild Life Station documenting North American wildlife and their environment.

Russell Postcards


St. Lawrence County Historical Association

A collection of postcards featuring Russell, NY.

Sacandaga Park, NY Postcard Collection


Northville Public Library

This collection contains a selection of postcards depicting various sites around Sacandaga Park.

San Luis Observatory


Dudley Observatory

This collection contains materials related to the San Luis project.

SCCC Postcard Collection


Schenectady County Community College

This collection contains images of postcards of Elston Hall, Hotel Van Curler, and the Western Gateway Bridge and surrounding area.

Schaffer Library Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection includes postcards of the campus, its vicinity, artifacts, individuals, events, activities, and sites and scenes associated with the College, Schenectady, and surrounding areas.

Schenectady, New York Street Scenes


Schenectady County Historical Society

This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.

Seneca Ray Stoddard Adirondack Stereoviews


Adirondack Experience

Seneca Ray Stoddard produced many images of the Adirondack area which encouraged tourism and the creation of the Adirondack State Park.

Skaneateles Lake Collection


Skaneateles Historical Society

The Skaneateles Lake Collection documents various locations around the Finger Lake, illuminating the lake's significance to health practice, recreation, and the environment.

Soule Collection


Canal Society of New York State

Historic postcards related to the canals of New York State and Canada (1902-1948), from the collection of F. Channing Soule, an instrumental figure in establishing the Canal Society of New York State.

South Shore Historic Inns and Activities


Dowling College - Dowling College Library

Historic postcards of Long Island’s South Shore.

State Reservation at Niagara


Nioga Library System - Niagara Falls Public Library

The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.

Stedman and Moses Collection of glass plate negatives


Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society

A collection of photographs of the town of Placid Lake, New York.

Steinmetz Digital Collection of Schenectady


Steinmetz Digital Collection of Schenectady

The Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady tells the story of Dr. Charles Steinmetz, General Electric's Chief Engineer in the 1890s and early 1900s.

Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company Photograph Collection


Adirondack Experience

The Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company was a successful business in Ticonderoga, New York during the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts the Company’s mill, machines, and the surrounding area.

Town of Ballston Digital Collection


Town of Ballston Community Library

This collection contains photographs, documents, and a book sharing the history of the Town of Ballston.

Town of Clifton Park History Collection


Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.

Union College Frank Santaro Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection contains postcards of the Union College campus and its vicinity,with a particular emphasis on scenes and buildings in the city of Schenectady.

Union College Robert N. Michaelson, UC 1972, Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection contains postcards of the Union College campus and its vicinity, including postcards of student activities, individuals, and off-campus sites associated with prominent College alumni.

Union College William Hahn Postcard Collection


Union College

Postcards of various Union College campus views. This collection shows exterior views and select buildings from the early twentieth century.

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.

Views of Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains a sampling of historic black and white photographs of Albany, New York.

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.

Wayne Tucker Postcard Collection


Schenectady County Historical Society

This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.

West Hempstead Local History


West Hempstead Public Library

The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.

World War I Era Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection is a collection of World War I-era postcards that were a gift to Union College from William Nelson Potter Dailey, a member of the class of 1884.