Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.
This collection contains an index of Family Bibles.
Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.
Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Buffalo, New York native, and 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore.