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

A collection of the mid-19th century anti-slavery newspaper, the Frederick Douglass' Paper, a successor to Douglass’ first abolitionist paper, The North Star.
The Frederick Lawrence Pomeroy Collection consists of family correspondence, news clippings, telegrams, and transcripts of sermons.
This collection includes oral history videos conducted by students at Fulton High School.