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

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.
This collection contains an index of Family Bibles.
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Buffalo, New York native, and 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore.