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

The Richard T. Gilmartin collection is composed of letters, documents, photographs, books, and ephemera relating to the life of Richard T. Gilmartin from Montauk, New York.
The Richmond collection is made up of financial records and personal correspondence relating to the Ship Richmond’s whaling voyage from 1846-1849.
This collection includes city directories from Rochester, NY, with information about the people and businesses within the city. Includes three maps of the city of Rochester.
This collection contains photographs, postcards, advertisements, and artifacts pertaining to Adirondack boatbuilder John Henry Rushton.