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

This collection includes postcards of the campus, its vicinity, artifacts, individuals, events, activities, and sites and scenes associated with the College, Schenectady, and surrounding areas.
The Skaneateles Lake Collection documents various locations around the Finger Lake, illuminating the lake's significance to health practice, recreation, and the environment.
This collection consists of issues of the Marian dating between 1937 and 1969.