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

Canisius College has been located on three different campuses since its founding in 1870. This collection documents the construction and expansion of the College.
A collection of programs from the Clarkson-Normal Ice Carnival
A collection of photographs and published materials relating to the history of Clarkson University
This collection consists of every issue of the Coltonian between 1941 and 2005.
This collection contains photographs, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and sheet music relating to the history of the Crane School of Music dating between 1869 and 1993.