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

The Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady tells the story of Dr. Charles Steinmetz, General Electric's Chief Engineer in the 1890s and early 1900s.
A collection of the Alumni newsletters from the mid-twentieth century through the twenty-first century.
Photographs of the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon and special visitors to the pediatric wing of University Hospital.
Photographs, historical objects, memorabilia and ledgers from 1887 to the 1990s reflecting the history of Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.