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

Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.
Directories from the City of Hudson containing residents' names, information on local businesses, and a variety of other data.
Historical artifacts including clothing, tools, and medical equipment.
The Watertown City Directory digital collection contains a subset of the City Directories located in the Flower Memorial Library (Watertown, NY).