Hudson River Valley Heritage (HRVH) serves as a portal to unique, rare and historical resources contributed by libraries, museums, historical societies and other cultural organizations in the following counties of New York: Columbia, Greene, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Westchester.

There are three main pathways to explore our online resources:

Digital Collections

Our digital collections are part of New York Heritage, a state-wide digital library with contributions from hundreds of organizations. Our collections cover a wide range of topics and include a variety of formats: photographs, scrapbooks, letters, diaries, printed materials, artwork, maps, manuscripts, ephemera, artifacts, audio-visual materials! There's something for everyone! Visit our collections

Historical Newspapers

HRVH Historical Newspapers provides free access to digitized and fully searchable newspapers from the region. Search one title or multiple titles; or browse by newspaper title or publication date.

Virtual Exhibitions

HRVH Virtual Exhibitions provide an opportunity to explore a topic in depth. Collection items are curated and used to tell stories about Hudson Valley people, places and events.


Our Organization

HRVH is a service of Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (Southeastern). Southeastern provides software, training and support to its member organizations to help them digitize and provide access to their remarkable resources and stories.

Do you represent an organization looking to make their collections more widely available? Read more about our services here or get in touch with Jen Palmentiero, Digital Services Manager at Southeastern.