Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.
Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is a research center and four-story museum housed in the historic Hancock House. The Society’s holdings include more than 7,000 volumes, newspapers, manuscripts, journals and other original ephemera pertaining to the history of the Adirondacks and Lake George Regions.
This collection consists primarily of letters written by William Butler to his brother Edmund during the Civil War period from 1861 to his death in 1864. William served with the 69th Regiment of the New York Militia.