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

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.
Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, from 1838 through 1839.
A collection of the noted abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, dating from the mid-19th century and Civil War era.