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

Photographs and architectural drawings of the D’Youville College campus throughout its history.
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century
This collection contains photographs sharing the history of Russell Sage College.
Collection of portraits, articles, memorabilia, and papers of Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston, with emphasis on her time at Wells College, in the White House, and her time in Aurora, NY as a Wells College trustee and wife of Thomas Preston.