Hudson River Valley Heritage (HRVH) serves as a portal to unique 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.

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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 Newspaper Database

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

Virtual Exhibits

HRVH Virtual Exhibits 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.


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Our organizations are home to many archival and special collections, only a portion of which have been digitized. Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative brings together descriptions of these collections to help you discover the resources you need and the organizations that have them.


HRVH is a service of Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (Southeastern). Southeastern provides technology, 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.