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

The Way We Were Town of Saratoga collection includes vintage postcards and photographs with descriptive captions from the first half of the 20th Century in the Villages of Victory and Schuylerville along with the Town of Saratoga.
A collection of indexes listing articles published in Western New York regional publications in the late 20th century.
Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.
This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.