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

Selected historical documents from the New Paltz Town Records.
A selection of oral history interviews from the New Rochelle Public Library.
One of the nation's first institutes of higher education to accept students with no consideration to race or gender was open from 1849 to 1860.
A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about the Buffalo Central Terminal at the time it first began operations.
The New York Ordnance Works Collection consists of photographs, maps, and official documents related to the New York Ordnance Works (NYOW), which was in active production during World War II.