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

Stereograph images of Geneva, New York from the late 19th century.
This collection contains items related to Maria College.
This collection chronicles the daily life of the monks and seminarians during the early years of Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary, while also capturing the traditional religious services of the Russian Orthodox Church
The Frederick Lawrence Pomeroy Collection consists of family correspondence, news clippings, telegrams, and transcripts of sermons.
Early 20th century photographs of churches and synagogues in Utica, New York taken by photographer Allen J. Manning