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.
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.
Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.
Images taken by William Seward (Will) Teator (1860-1930), between 1890 and 1910, of Upper Red Hook (N.Y.) scenes, people, family groups, buildings, etc.