Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection includes manuscript leaves, manuscripts, printed book leaves, and books produced mainly in Europe from about 1200 to 1837.
Selected issues of the newspaper, National Anti-Slavery Standard, which promoted equality and emancipation during the mid-19th century.
An issue of the National Freedman, an anti-slavery publication, from 1865.
The abolitionist newspaper, New National Era, was published by Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C. between 1870 and 1874.