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

An early 20th century collection of the SUNY Brockport student publication, The Stylus.
This collection is comprised of SUNY Poly student publications (The Factory Times, the Paper Sun, and The Snowflake), covering a period ranging from 1974 through 2010.
Photographs and documents relating to the Twentieth Century Club, a women’s club founded in Buffalo in the late 19th century to promote education and the arts.
This collection documents Vassar College Department of Music events from 1866 to 1969.
Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.