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

Historical photographs of the village of Chatham and surrounding towns and hamlets.
Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.
Collection of photographs and other material from Clark Rice and Merrium Crocker
In September 2020, students in Professor Laura Ettinger's History of Public Health in America course conducted interviews with relatives and friends about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their interviewees and/or their interviewees' communities. Some students, with the permission of their interviewees, shared their interviews with this project so that people in the future can learn about what it was like to live in 2020.
Archival documents relating to the early development of the town of New Paltz, NY.