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

The Gospel Messenger is a weekly church newspaper begun in 1827 in Auburn, and the forerunner of the e-mail newsletter, The Messenger. It provides a wealth of information about the growth of the Episcopal Church throughout the nineteenth century in upstate New York.
A collection of postcards depicting the Spiritualist community, Lily Dale, in the early 20th century
The handwritten autobiography of John C. Morgan, a Presbyterian Minister and Missionary in the Naples, New York region during the mid 19th century.
A collection of church records from the German Evangelical Lutheran Church and Penfield United Methodist Church.