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

A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection includes manuscript leaves, manuscripts, printed book leaves, and books produced mainly in Europe from about 1200 to 1837.
This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.