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.
Maps selected from the 1935 Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Report.
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 includes correspondence and documents relating to Welsh immigrant Dr. Daniel Roberts and his decendents.
The Wolcott Collection contains photographs taken by Fred Wolcott, who photographed and documented daily life on the Onondaga Nation Territory in the early 1900’s.