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

This collection contains photographs of New Yorkers who played a role in the Civil War.
A collection of personal correspondence written during the Civil War by Union Soldier Edward H. C. Taylor.
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.
This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.