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

Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.
Photographs, posters, and ephemera relating to the earliest establishment of the circus and menageries in America.
Images, documents, and artifacts relating to the people, places, and events of Somers, Westchester County, New York, and adjoining areas.