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

Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Collection of portraits, articles, memorabilia, and papers of Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston, with emphasis on her time at Wells College, in the White House, and her time in Aurora, NY as a Wells College trustee and wife of Thomas Preston.
A collection of photographs of residences, divided by architectural style, in Ithaca and Tompkins County, NY from the General Photo File of the History Center in Tompkins County.
This collection includes photographs of buildings in the city of Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York, taken in 1954 by Roy Wenzlick and Company.
The Max Reinhardt collection covers major aspects of the life and career of Austrian-born theatrical director and producer Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) . Reinhardt was widely recognized as a major creative artist and played a leading role in the transformation of the director as the key figure in theatrical production and the innovative use of new theater technology and experimentation with theater spaces and locales.

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