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New York Heritage


New York is a portal to free digital collections about New York State's people, places, and institutions contributed by libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.

New York City History;
Image Collections;
Historical Newspapers

New York is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and others who are interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of historical New York State. The site provides immediate free access to more than 170 distinct digital collections that reflect New York State's long history. These collections represent a broad range of historical, scholarly, and cultural materials held in libraries, museums, and archives throughout the state. Collection items include photographs, letters, diaries, directories, maps, newspapers, books, and more.