Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Canisius College Archives and Special Collections contains historic records and artifacts related to the institution. This exhibits samplings from the collections.
The Crawford Collection contains photographs and glass negatives taken around Liverpool, New York by various photographers including Toby Crawford III’s father, George “Waxy” Miller and James T. Rogers.
The Dunham Family History collection contains portraits, photographs, and various documents saved by the Dunham family.
Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.
The Geneva City Directories collection includes directories from 1862-2000. The directories contain an alphabetical directory, including a telephone directory of all residents over 18 (when available). Directories also include detailed information concerning each a civic section of local interest, a complete buyers' guide and classified business directory with special listings for nationally advertised brands. In some directories, a street guide and householders' directory showing telephone numbers arranged by streets is included.