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

Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.
A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.
Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
A collection of maps detailing the Western New York region in the mid-to-late 19th century.