Hudson River Valley Heritage
If you are looking for historic Newburgh images and documents, visit the Newburgh Library Collection at Hudson River Valley Heritage (hrvh.org). This organization, administered by the Southeastern New York Libraries Resources Council (SENYLRC), provides universal access to a collaborative digital record of Hudson River Valley history and creativity.
The Newburgh Library Collection includes historic local postcards, photographs including images from the 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration, a mid-19th century diary of a Newburgh resident, a collection of the Edmund Blunt (1799-1866) Topographic Maps of the Newburgh area, and more. The Library continues to scan and add items to this website.
Other HRVH participants include area colleges, archives, historical societies, museums, and cultural institutions. Contributions include collections that contain a variety of photographs, maps, letters, postcards, manuscripts, scrapbooks, memorabilia, audio and video clips, and much more.
Newburgh’s HRVH records are now discoverable through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
Since launching in April 2013, Digital Public Library of America (http://dp.la) has aggregated over 10 million items from libraries, archives and museums nationwide. Empire State Digital Network (ESDN) is the New York service hub of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). The network is administered by the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) in collaboration with eight allied regional library councils collectively working as NY 3Rs Association, Inc.