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

A collection of various documents pertaining to the Clarkson family of Potsdam, New York
Documents and images related to cooking and food preparation in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Photographs, Correspondence, and other historical materials relating to the Roosevelt and Delano families.
Letters of the Glen Family of Schenectady, mainly letters to and from Henry Glen. The bulk of the letters deal with business matters, including Henry Glen's involvement with the War of 1812.
A sampling of early legal documents and photographs from the town of Huntington’s archives.