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

Walt Whitman Collection


Huntington Public Library

Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.

Walter T. Shirley Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs and meeting minutes from Shirley's real estate business.

War Diaries


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

War of 1812


Buffalo History Museum

Photographs, letters, maps, drawings, and documents relating to the War of 1812.

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