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

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.
Oral histories from employees, friends, and associates of the Roosevelt and Vanderbilt families.
Historical materials relating to Virgil Crisafulli, a Utica College Professor, U.S. Navy veteran, and local politician.