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

This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.
This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.
This collection includes documents, images, and postcards relating to the history of Nanuet, New York.
Images, documents, and ephemera relating to the formation and development of Pearl River, New York.