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

The Utica Zoo has been a community center for over 100 years. This collection of photographs documents the Zoo and its activities, particularly in the latter half of the 20th century.
This collection contains a sampling of historic black and white photographs of Albany, New York.
Watercolor drawings by Violetta White Delafield, an accomplished amateur mycologist.
This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.