Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
"There is an ecumenical wind in Buffalo. It is a long prevailing wind much less of the moment than many suppose." by Harlan Frost An Ecumenical Wind in Buffalo provides a comprehensive overview of one hundred and twenty years of ecumenical cooperation in the Buffalo, New York region. Beginning with the formation of the Erie County Sunday School Association in 1857, it traces the history of cooperation through the Inter-Church Missionary Union and the numerous configurations of Council of Churches of Erie County, to the Buffalo Area Metropolitan Ministries and Buffalo Area Council of Churches in 1977.
The Anna E. Wilcox Collection of Civil War letters consists of forty-five letters on forty-four separate sheets, eight photographs, four envelopes which could not be matched to any letters, and ancillary materials.
Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.
Cartoons drawn by Polish immigrant, Henryk Archacki, representing current events at the time with a sense of Polish pride.