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

A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.
The Joseph H. Treyz Collection contains 149 patriotic envelopes printed during the Civil War.
The Jessie Bonnie Monroe Fashion Illustration Collection includes sketches and newspaper clippings of fashion in the early twentieth century.
The John J. Burger Railroad Collection consists of extensive research material related to the Southern New York Electric Railway and other New York State railraods.
A collection of early 20th century photographs depicting Jesswin Camp on Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks.

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