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

Photographs relating to the history of Rochester General Hospital during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A large collection of color photographs of Adirondack buildings taken by Barbara Parness and given to Adirondack Architectural Heritage.
Historic photographs related to all buildings of Bard College, past and present.
This collection details barns and other rural structures of years past in several counties in NY.
Historical pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and fliers detailing the early history of Long Island.