Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century
This collection is composed of photographs of Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY.
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.
Photographs and documents relating to Fairfield Medical College, an upstate New York medical college associated with Geneva Medical College and Syracuse University Medical College in the mid-to-late 19th century.