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.
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.
Items pertaining to the women's suffrage movement in New York State, 1848-1917.