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

Materials closely related to the life and work of famed philosopher Hannah Arendt.
Documents and photographs relating to African-American history in the early United States.
Journals recording testimonies from business owners who lost income due to the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.
The ArtOneida project is a celebration of public art in Oneida County, NY. The team from Sculpture Space in Utica has documented artwork all across Oneida for a database, website, interactive map, and commemorative book.
Arthur Koweek's slide collection of buildings in Hudson, NY that were affected by urban renewal.