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

Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.
This collection of 12 maps range in date from 1851 to 1931 and show the logging operation of a local paper company as well as the development of roads, real estate, and the Adirondack Forest Preserve.
Aerial photographs of the Cary Institute lands and arboretum.
Historic maps detailing land ownership, structures, businesses, and bodies of water from New York City to Troy.