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

This collection of photographs reflect Ben Gilman's work, travels and meetings with important leaders worldwide.
Utica resident Kathleen Oser was involved in many civil rights and women’s rights movements, especially the National Organization for Women (NOW.) The collection contains materials relating to Osner’s involvement in NOW.
Photographs relating to the Love Canal environmental tragedy in the late 20th century.
Oral histories from employees, friends, and associates of the Roosevelt and Vanderbilt families.
The Syndicus, later called Syracuse Law Magazine, was the school’s magazine published from 1955 to 2016. It includes photographs, articles, and other information about SUCOL student life and events. Some issues detail the lives and plans of SUCOL graduates.