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

Maps, lithographs, and directories from the 1875 Beers atlas of Ulster County.
This collection consists of scanned images and documents related to the courthouses of Rochester, New York.
Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.
Items from the collections held at the East Hampton Library.
This collection consists of a large number of both partial and complete children's' dolls.