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

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century
Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.
Collection of photographs taken from 1957 through 1968 of various buildings and grounds of Willard Psychiatric Center. The black-and-white photographs contain detailed studies of various buildings of the hospital, many of which have been since torn down