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

A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.
The Ten Eyck Fonda Collection consists of twenty-six letters written by Fonda while serving as a telegrapher for the United States Military Telegraph Service during the Civil War, and one political campaign card.
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.