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

Personal papers of Maris B. Pierce, a Seneca Indian and graduate of Dartmouth College who went on to be an interpreter and recording secretary for Seneca delegations to Albany and Washington, D.C.
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Buffalo, New York native, and 13th President of the United States, Millard Fillmore.
Heart's Delight Farm in Chazy, New York was a state-of-the-art farm in the early 20th century. This collection includes blueprints and maps depicting the farm and its buildings.