Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

A photograph collection from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, documenting hydro-electric power industry in Niagara Falls, NY
The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.
Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
This collection contains documents relating to prescription drugs and Dr. Best.