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

Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.
A collection of card index finding aids to the Monroe County Mail Newspaper, Fairport Herald Newspaper, and the Town of Perington, New York records from the 19th century through to the mid-20th century.
This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.
This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Photographs and documents relating to women’s suffrage. The items in this collection are from or connected to Seneca Falls, New York.