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

The Siena College Historic Photographs Collection includes photos and drawings depicting academic, athletic and student life at Siena College.
Photographs and other materials relating to 52nd General Hospital, a mobile military hospital during World War II.
Historical materials relating to Virgil Crisafulli, a Utica College Professor, U.S. Navy veteran, and local politician.