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

A collection of business, land and family papers of eight generations of the George Hyde Clarke family.
Archival documents relating to the early development of the town of New Paltz, NY.
The collection is composed of 18th and 19th documents that mention enslaved and formerly enslaved people in Schenectady County. Some materials in this collection may contain offensive language or imagery. In the interests of historical integrity, we are not removing these images or words. Some item descriptions contain language from the original historical document when it provides additional value; language from an historical source is indicated through quotation marks.