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

City directories for Jamestown and Olean, New York dating from the late 19th to early 20th century.
Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.
This collection contains drawings and paintings by John Calvin Perry, an artist from Central New York, who lived from 1837-1894.
A selection of journals from noted naturalist and author John Burroughs.
This collection contains materials from the papers of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, 1800-1933.