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

A collection of correspondence and documents relating to Henrietta, New York native, Abram Lincoln.
The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.
Julia Lawrence Hasbrouck's diaries (1838-1841), and portraits of the Hasbrouck and Lawrence families.
Historical postcards, documents, and images relating to Palisades, New York.
Photographs, letters, artwork, textiles and other possessions belonging to the Hasbrouck family.