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

This collection contains photographs, news articles, and documents related to the Leonard Family of Middleburgh, New York area.
This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Charles Rand Penney was a prominent collector. The Charles Rand Penney Trail unites his collections of Pan-American Exposition souvenirs, Papua New Guinea artifacts, Niagara County historical items, Larkin Company ephemera, and Niagara Falls artwork.