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.
A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
Historical postcards, documents, and images relating to Palisades, New York.
Photographs, letters, artwork, textiles and other possessions belonging to the Hasbrouck family.
Julia Lawrence Hasbrouck's diaries (1838-1841), and portraits of the Hasbrouck and Lawrence families.