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

Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.
Collection of photographs and other material from Clark Rice and Merrium Crocker
Documents pertaining to the history, significant locations, and events primarily within the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley communities.
Documents, maps, images, and ephemera related to the village of Piermont, New York.
Postcards and photographs documenting the history of Staatsburg from the late 19th century through the early 21st centuries.