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

A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
Minutes from the William Clinton Story American Legion Post in Freeport, NY for the years 1919-1927.
Newspaper clippings, memorabilia and other materials relating to the Jennings family of Utica, New York, in particular highlighting their military careers.
The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.