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

Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.
This collection provides a record of the Glebe's activities from the 1790s through the early 1900s.
The Proceedings provide a record of land disposed or acquired by the State of New York, including lands for New York’s canal system.
Photographs and documents relating to women’s suffrage. The items in this collection are from or connected to Seneca Falls, New York.