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

Historic photographs documenting activities and experiences at Ward Manor.
The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.
The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
This collection contains yearbooks and alumni publications from the Whitesboro Central School District, including the "Che-Ga-Quat-Ka" high school yearbooks and "Wariors" junior high school yearbooks.