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

This collection contains photographs with personal descriptions taken by Kay Flickinger Dockstader during the 1930s through the 1950s of the Adirondack Mountains, regional scenery, and members of various outdoor clubs hiking, skiing, and camping.
This collection includes historic photos of Kent farmlands, local residents, and the Ludington family.
The collection includes scrapbooks compiled by Anna Norton Dederick.