Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
The Women of Fayetteville collection comprises images of Fayetteville women and their activities dating back to the 19th century.
The Crawford Collection contains photographs and glass negatives taken around Liverpool, New York by various photographers including Toby Crawford III’s father, George “Waxy” Miller and James T. Rogers.
This collection contains photographs and diaries of the Watson family, who are known for their involvement with the Memorial Art Gallery.
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.
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.