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    Your Gateway to Hudson River Valley History & Culture

    Explore historical collections and curated exhibits that document the rich history of New York’s Hudson River Valley.

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    Contributions From 70+ Cultural Organizations

    All types of libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies contribute to HRVH.

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    Primary Sources at Your Fingertips

    Discover photographs, documents, artwork, maps, oral histories, newspapers, and more!

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Welcome to Hudson River Valley Heritage!

Hudson River Valley Heritage (HRVH) brings together the unique historical resources of the Hudson River Valley's extraordinary educational and cultural institutions. Discover the people, places, and stories of this exceptional region through digital images, documents, artwork, maps, oral histories, newspapers and more. Online collections, exhibits and research guides share the inspiring and rich history of one of our nation's most beautiful and vibrant valleys.

HRVH is an ongoing collaboration between Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (Southeastern) and its member organizations.

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Explore our region's digital collections at New York Heritage, a state-wide digital library, to find a wealth of materials representing the history and culture of New York State.

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Turn the pages of the past at HRVH Historical Newspapers, where you can search and browse dozens of Hudson River Valley newspapers.


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Delve into some wonderful stories about Hudson River Valley families, industries, and historical events through HRVH online exhibits.


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Finding Aids

Find what you’re looking for at Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative (ADC). Search descriptions of historical collections from New York’s cultural heritage organizations.

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