Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.
Photographs of the Erie Canal in and around Schenectady, New York. Includes images of the construction of the canal and architectural features of the canal, such as aqueducts, bridges and locks.
This diary contains entries written by Fred Walster, who was a soldier in 153rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, Company E. The diary spans from January through December 1865 and details his experiences during the war, as well as his civilian life shortly after the war ended.
The Geneva City Directories collection includes directories from 1862-2000. The directories contain an alphabetical directory, including a telephone directory of all residents over 18 (when available). Directories also include detailed information concerning each a civic section of local interest, a complete buyers' guide and classified business directory with special listings for nationally advertised brands. In some directories, a street guide and householders' directory showing telephone numbers arranged by streets is included.