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

Several issues of Sand Pumpings, a literary magazine published by Olean High School students in the late 20th century.
This collection contains material on the history and development of Schenectady County Community College.
This collection consists of issues of the Beacon/Libernoster dating between 1946 and 1951.
This collection consists of issues of the Marian dating between 1937 and 1969.
A collection of  the student publication, Normalia, published for the Brockport State Normal School in the early 20th century.