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

Historical photographs of the village of Chatham and surrounding towns and hamlets.
Photographs of students and teachers at Chatham High School.
Collection of photographs and other material from Clark Rice and Merrium Crocker
This collection contains photographs and drawings from Albany's business and industrial areas.
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.