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

The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.
Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.