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

This collection contains items related to the life of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth.
Selected issues of the Christian Investigator, an anti-slavery publication, created by abolitionist William Goodell in the mid-19th century.
A collection of photographs documenting president Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith College in 1926.
This collection contains images of medieval and early modern manuscripts, manuscript leaves, and book leaves.
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.