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

This collection contains documents and photographs relating to the alumni of Albany Law School.
The Jessie Bonnie Monroe Fashion Illustration Collection includes sketches and newspaper clippings of fashion in the early twentieth century.
An assortment of Memorial Art Gallery publications, including annual reports and member publications from the 20th century through the 21st century.
An early 20th century collection of the SUNY Brockport student publication, The Stylus.
This collection includes drawings, photographs, and posters created for the WPA  Federal Arts Project in the Rochester, New York region during the late 1930s.