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

Documents and photographs relating to African-American history in the early United States.
Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.
Archival documents relating to the early development of the town of New Paltz, NY.
A sampling of early legal documents and photographs from the town of Huntington’s archives.
Deeds documenting land transactions from the early history of Huntington.