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

A collection of the Alumni newsletters from the mid-twentieth century through the twenty-first century.
This collection highlights images and documents reflecting the College's move from its downtown Troy location to a permanent multi-building campus on the outskirts of the city to meet the demands of a growing student body and faculty, the need for varied instructional resources, and  continued growth as an established institution of higher education.
This collection consists of issues of the Waddington High yearbook from 1928, issues of the Madrid Central Madridian dating between 1942 and 1949 and every issue of Memories dating between 1959 and 2017.
This collection contains material on the history and development of Schenectady County Community College.
This collection contains yearbooks and alumni publications from the Whitesboro Central School District, including the "Che-Ga-Quat-Ka" high school yearbooks and "Wariors" junior high school yearbooks.